Correct, this would be inefficient. Timestamps on Accumulo keys are
there primarily to support multiple versions of the same key. Users
should avoid setting them manually, or using them for other purposes,
without very careful consideration.
Christopher L Tubbs II
On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 7:12 PM, Dickson, Matt MR
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Is the TimestampFilter an efficient means of filtering results by time
> ranges? I have the option of extending the existing rowid's, currently
> pre-fixed with yyyymmdd, to include hhmm also, or make use of the
> TimestampFilter. In a quick google search someone mentioned that the
> TimestampFilter was inefficient is this correct?