So when you bundle list of keys into a binary table you don't need to worry about grouping them by nodes or whatever, and StorageProxy will take care of routing of these keys to the proper nodes. Is this correct?

Thanks,

-Weijun

On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 9:14 PM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:
On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 8:09 PM, Weijun Li <weijunli@gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone use binary memtable to import data into Cassandra?

Yes.

> When you do
> this how do you determine the destination node that should own those data?

You let the StorageProxy API figure that out.

> Is replication factor taken into consideration when you import binary
> memtable?

Yes.

You should probably look at the example in contrib/bmt_example.

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