I have one additional question about table and family.
A table which has less families is faster than the one which has more
families if the amount of data they have is the same? Correct or not?
Is it a higher performance design to put fewer families into a table?
Thanks so much!
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 12:31 AM, Stas Maksimov <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi there,
> On your second point, I don't think column family can ever be an optional
> parameter, so I'm not sure this understanding is correct.
> On 12 August 2013 17:22, Bing Li <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Hi, all,
>> My understandings about HBase table and its family are as follows.
>> 1) Each table can consist of multiple families;
>> 2) When retrieving with SingleColumnValueFilter, if the family is
>> specified, other families contained in the same table are not
>> Are these claims right? But I got a problem which conflicts with the
>> above understandings.
>> In the following code, even though no any data in the family of
>> ContrivedNeighborStructure.NODE_NEIGHBOR_IN_GROUP_BASICS_FAMILY, the
>> for-loop runs many times if other families has the column of
>> Is that normal in HBase? If so, I think it is not a good design. No
>> column overlaps must exist among the families of the same table?
>> Otherwise, retrieving the table must cause waste of scanning loops?
>> Thanks so much!
>> Best wishes,
>> SingleColumnValueFilter dcKeyFilter = new
>> CompareFilter.CompareOp.EQUAL, new SubstringComparator(dcKey));
>> Scan scan = new Scan();
>> String qualifier;
>> String hostNodeKey = SocialRole.NO_NODE_KEY;
>> String groupKey = SocialGroup.NO_GROUP_KEY;
>> int timingScale = TimingScale.NO_TIMING_SCALE;
>> String key;
>> ResultScanner scanner = this.neighborTable.getScanner(scan);
>> for (Result result : scanner)
>> for (KeyValue kv : result.raw())
>> qualifier = Bytes.toString(kv.getQualifier());
>> hostNodeKey = Bytes.toString(kv.getValue());
>> else if
>> groupKey = Bytes.toString(kv.getValue());
>> else if
>> timingScale = Bytes.toInt(kv.getValue());
>> if (!hostNodeKey.equals(SocialRole.NO_NODE_KEY) &&
>> !groupKey.equals(SocialGroup.NO_GROUP_KEY) && timingScale !>> TimingScale.NO_TIMING_SCALE)
>> key = Tools.GetKeyOfNode(hostNodeKey, groupKey,
>> if (!neighborMap.containsKey(key))
>> neighborMap.put(key, new
>> NodeNeighborInGroup(hostNodeKey, groupKey, timingScale));
>> hostNodeKey = SocialRole.NO_NODE_KEY;
>> groupKey = SocialGroup.NO_GROUP_KEY;
>> timingScale = TimingScale.NO_TIMING_SCALE;
Stas Maksimov 2013-08-12, 17:09