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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: Hash indexing of HFiles
Date Mon, 18 Jul 2011 16:32:25 GMT
On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 9:22 AM, Claudio Martella
<claudio.martella@tis.bz.it> wrote:
> Yes, I had a look at it a while ago. For what I know perfect hashing
> doesn't work that good for many elements. With millions of items it
> should be computationally expensive and the probability of finding such
> a perfect hashing. Did you ever test this out? I think I can easily
> generate some millions of UUIDs and see how it goes.

I never tried it.  I was just citing the technique.  Even if it
worked, Sebastiano's work is all LGPL so we would not be able to use
it in our Apache project (unfortunately).

St.Ack

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