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From Benjamin Black...@b3k.us>
Subject Re: column family names
Date Tue, 31 Aug 2010 08:30:44 GMT
This is not the Unix way for good reason: it creates all manner of
operational challenges for no benefit.  This is how Windows does
everything and automation and operations for large-scale online
services is _hellish_ because of it.  This horse is sufficiently
beaten, though.


b

On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 11:55 PM, Terje Marthinussen
<tmarthinussen@gmail.com> wrote:
> Another option would of course be to store a mapping between dir/filenames
> and Keyspace/columns familes together with other info related to keyspaces
> and column families. Just add API/command line tools to look up the
> filenames and maybe store the values in the files as well for recovery
> purposes.
>
> Terje
>
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 3:39 PM, Janne Jalkanen <Janne.Jalkanen@ecyrd.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> I've been doing it for years with no technical problems. However, using
>> "%" as the escape char tends to, in some cases, confuse a certain operating
>> system whose name may or may not begin with "W", so using something else
>> makes sense.
>> However, it does require an extra cognitive step for the maintainer, since
>> the mapping between filenames and logical names is no longer immediately
>> obvious. Especially with multiple files this can be a pain (e.g. Chinese
>> logical names which map to pretty incomprehensible sequences that are
>> laborious to look up).
>> So my experience suggests to avoid it for ops reasons, and just go with
>> simplicity.
>> /Janne
>> On Aug 31, 2010, at 08:39 , Terje Marthinussen wrote:
>>
>> Beyond aesthetics, specific reasons?
>>
>> Terje
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 11:54 AM, Benjamin Black <b@b3k.us> wrote:
>>>
>>> URL encoding.
>>>
>>
>
>

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