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From stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: How about scalability to columns?
Date Tue, 23 Dec 2008 16:08:11 GMT
Hyunsik Choi wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm a newbie of hbase. I wonder how is Hbase scalable to increasing columns?
> Do I regard column as just like rows? For instance, I will design a
> data model that increases in columns as rows grow, like a square
> matrix. The number of rows may be at least 100 billion. Is it
> appropriate to Hbase architecture design?
>   

In theory, we should be able to go there.  In practise, we've had but 
limited experience with tables in low billions of rows and there is a 
flaw that limits the number of columns in a family (HBASE-867) that 
should be fixed in the release after the pending 0.19.0.

St.Ack

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