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Re: HBase - Secondary Index
Mohit Anchlia 2013-01-07, 04:17
Hi Anoop,

Am I correct in understanding that this indexing mechanism is only
applicable when you know the row key? It's not an inverted index truly
based on the column value.

Mohit
On Sun, Jan 6, 2013 at 7:48 PM, Anoop Sam John <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi Adrien
>                  We are making the consistency btw the main table and
> index table and the roll back mentioned below etc using the CP hooks. The
> current hooks were not enough for those though..  I am in the process of
> trying to contribute those new hooks, core changes etc now...  Once all are
> done I will be able to explain in details..
>
> -Anoop-
> ________________________________________
> From: Adrien Mogenet [[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Monday, January 07, 2013 2:00 AM
>  To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: HBase - Secondary Index
>
> Nice topic, perhaps one of the most important for 2013 :-)
> I still don't get how you're ensuring consistency between index table and
> main table, without an external component (such as bookkeeper/zookeeper).
> What's the exact write path in your situation when inserting data ?
> (WAL/RegionObserver, pre/post put/WALedit...)
>
> The underlying question is about how you're ensuring that WALEdit in Index
> and Main tables are perfectly sync'ed, and how you 're able to rollback in
> case of issue in both WAL ?
>
>
> On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 11:55 AM, Shengjie Min <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
>
> > >Yes as you say when the no of rows to be returned is becoming more and
> > more the latency will be becoming more.  seeks within an HFile block is
> > some what expensive op now. (Not much but still)  The new encoding
> >prefix
> > trie will be a huge bonus here. There the seeks will be flying.. [Ted
> also
> > presented this in the Hadoop China]  Thanks to Matt... :)  I am trying to
> > measure the scan performance with this new encoding . Trying to >back
> port
> > a simple patch for 94 version just for testing...   Yes when the no of
> > results to be returned is more and more any index will become less
> > performing as per my study  :)
> >
> > yes, you are right, I guess it's just a drawback of any index approach.
> > Thanks for the explanation.
> >
> > Shengjie
> >
> > On 28 December 2012 04:14, Anoop Sam John <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > > > Do you have link to that presentation?
> > >
> > > http://hbtc2012.hadooper.cn/subject/track4TedYu4.pdf
> > >
> > > -Anoop-
> > >
> > > ________________________________________
> > > From: Mohit Anchlia [[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > > Sent: Friday, December 28, 2012 9:12 AM
> > > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > > Subject: Re: HBase - Secondary Index
> > >
> > > On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 7:33 PM, Anoop Sam John <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Yes as you say when the no of rows to be returned is becoming more
> and
> > > > more the latency will be becoming more.  seeks within an HFile block
> is
> > > > some what expensive op now. (Not much but still)  The new encoding
> > prefix
> > > > trie will be a huge bonus here. There the seeks will be flying.. [Ted
> > > also
> > > > presented this in the Hadoop China]  Thanks to Matt... :)  I am
> trying
> > to
> > > > measure the scan performance with this new encoding . Trying to back
> > > port a
> > > > simple patch for 94 version just for testing...   Yes when the no of
> > > > results to be returned is more and more any index will become less
> > > > performing as per my study  :)
> > > >
> > > > Do you have link to that presentation?
> > >
> > >
> > > > >btw, quick question- in your presentation, the scale there is
> seconds
> > or
> > > > mill-seconds:)
> > > >
> > > > It is seconds.  Dont consider the exact values. What is the % of
> > increase
> > > > in latency is important :) Those were not high end machines.
> > > >
> > > > -Anoop-
> > > > ________________________________________
> > > > From: Shengjie Min [[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > > > Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2012 9:59 PM
> > > > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]