Theoretically that could work. However, it does seem like a weird way of doing what you want to do and you might run into unforeseen issues. One issue I see is that 100k versions sounds a bit scary. You can paginate through columns but not through versions on the same column for example.
 
Regards,

Dhaval
From: Sagar Naik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; Dhaval Shah <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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Sent: Friday, 24 January 2014 1:46 PM
Subject: Re: HBase Design : Column name v/s Version

Thanks for clarifying,

I will be using custom version numbers (auto incrementing on the client
side) and not timestamps.
Two clients do not update the same row
-Sagar
On 1/24/14 10:33 AM, "Dhaval Shah" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

 
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