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Re: key type and naming help
S Ahmed 2010-07-14, 03:47
Great that clears things up, so its about converting things to a bytes.

On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 11:22 PM, Sarah Sproehnle <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> It sounds like you would probably want a composite key that includes a
> unique identifier for each site plus a timestamp (possibly reversed)
> which is discussed in Tom White's book and Jonathan Gray's blog post:
>
> http://devblog.streamy.com/2009/04/23/hbase-row-key-design-for-paging-limit-offset-queries/
>
> Cheers,
> Sarah
>
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 11:17 PM, S Ahmed <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > If my application supports multiple websites (multi-tenancy), what is the
> > best way of naming my keys for each column family?
> >
> > example, say I have a column family "articles".
> >
> > Now these articles could be for 100's of websites, how would I go about
> > naming my keys for this table?
> >
> > Retrieving a single article by key is fairly straight forward, but what
> if I
> > want to get the last 10 articles, it would make sense to have a key that
> > grouped these together somehow correct?
> >
>
>
>
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