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From Robin Verlangen <>
Subject Re: 1000's of column families
Date Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:21:45 GMT
Every CF adds some overhead (in memory) to each node. This is something you
should really keep in mind.

Best regards,

Robin Verlangen
*Software engineer*


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2012/9/27 Sylvain Lebresne <>

> On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 12:13 AM, Hiller, Dean <>
> wrote:
> > We are streaming data with 1 stream per 1 CF and we have 1000's of CF.
>  When using the tools they are all geared to analyzing ONE column family at
> a time :(.  If I remember correctly, Cassandra supports as many CF's as you
> want, correct?  Even though I am going to have tons of funs with
> limitations on the tools, correct?
> >
> > (I may end up wrapping the node tool with my own aggregate calls if
> needed to sum up multiple column families and such).
> Is there a non rhetorical question in there? Maybe is that a feature
> request in disguise?
> --
> Sylvain

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