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From llpind <sonny_h...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: Help with Map/Reduce program
Date Thu, 11 Jun 2009 21:29:27 GMT

That’s funny; we just got out of a meeting discussing this.  Yes, we can move
the columns into the row key making a really tall table.  I hope this will
perform better than large # of columns.  We will have to find a good
delimiter which will work generically across the data set.

Ryan Rawson wrote:
> Also remember you might be able to convert to a tall table. Row keys can
> be
> compound and you can do partial left matches on them. Eg:
> Userid:timestamp:eventid
> now you have a tall table. Do prefix matches on the userid you want and
> you
> get results in chronological order.
> You can build equivalent indexes in hbase as in sql. You may find a design
> like this alieviates the need for extremely wide rows.
> Good luck!
> On Jun 11, 2009 11:44 AM, "Billy Pearson" <sales@pearsonwholesale.com>
> wrote:
> That might be a good idea but you might be able to redesign you layout of
> the table
> using a different key then the current one worth barnstorming.
> Billy
> "llpind" <sonny_heer@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:23975432.post@talk.nabble.com...
> Sorry I forgot to mention the overflow then overflows into new row keys
> per
> 10,000 column entries ...

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