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Re: should i use compression?
You should use data block encoding (in 0.94.x releases only). It is helpful
for reads.

You can also enable compression.

Cheers
On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 6:42 AM, Prakash Kadel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Hello,
>     I have a question.
>     I have a table where i store data in the column qualifiers(the values
> itself are null).
>     I just have 1 column family.
>    The number of columns per row is variable (1~ few thousands)
>
> Currently i don't use compression or the data_block_encoding.
>
> Should i?
> I want to have faster reads.
>
> Please suggest.
>
>
> Sincerely,
> Prakash Kadel