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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Obscured question about data size in a Column Family
Date Fri, 10 Dec 2010 02:09:05 GMT
In <= 0.6 (but not 0.7) a row could not be larger than 2GB.

2GB is still the largest possible column value.

On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 5:38 PM, Joshua Partogi <joshua.java@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> Quoting an information in the wiki about Cassandra limitations
> (http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/CassandraLimitations):
> ... So all the data from a given columnfamily/key pair had to fit in memory,
> or 2GB ...
>
> Does this mean
> 1. A ColumnFamily can only be 2GB of data
> 2. A Column (key/pair) can only be 2GB of data
>
> Thanks for the explanation.
>
> --
> http://twitter.com/jpartogi
>



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Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support
http://riptano.com

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