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From Satish Iyengar <sat...@gmail.com>
Subject Column names in Phoenix backed HBase tables
Date Mon, 14 Sep 2015 19:00:15 GMT
One of the recommendations in HBase is to have short column names. Now when
phoenix user defines a logical but longer column names this affects the
HFile size of such a table (column names are repeated). Even if we use
compression and data block encoding, the size while in transit and in
memory is still a concern.

Was there any consideration of leveraging catalog table to have the mapping
to get best of both world (logical names in phoenix but efficient and short
names in hbase)?

Thanks,
Satish

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