incubator-cassandra-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: questions related to the SSTable file
Date Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:05:28 GMT
On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 6:54 AM, Shahab Yunus <>wrote:

> java8964, basically are you asking that what will happen if we put large
> amount of data in one column of one row at once? How will this blob of data
> representing one column and one row i.e. cell will be split into multiple
> SSTable? Or in such particular cases it will always be one extra large
> SSTable? I am also interesting in knowing the answer.

A memtable is flushed to a single SSTable at whatever size it is as a
memtable. You cannot have a memtable larger than (a portion of) your JVM


View raw message