The RawComparator is the fastest between the two as you avoid the need
to convert the byte stream to Writable objects for comparison .
On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 11:16 PM, Adeel Qureshi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> For secondary sort I am implementing a RawComparator and providing that as
> sortComparator .. is that the faster way or using a WritableComparable as
> mapper output and defining a compareTo method on the key itself
> also what happens if both are defined, is one ignored