Storing large collections.

Jeremiah Peschka jeremiah.peschka at
Mon Mar 5 23:58:22 EST 2012

LevelDB will compress on disk via Google's Snappy compression routines. I think that's the only Riak backend that does compression.
Jeremiah Peschka - Managing Director, Brent Ozar PLF, LLC
Microsoft SQL Server MVP

On Mar 5, 2012, at 8:47 PM, Eric Siegel wrote:

> >
> > My next plan of attack is store a collection of items to a given key, approximately 1million keys each with 6000 values.
> This sounds cumbersome.
> Yes, it is true that I will have to deal with a whole bunch of sibling resolution and merging, but on the plus side, doing
> range queries on a collection will be much faster.  This is all assuming that the value sizes don't become so big that
> fetching the collection takes a long time. 
> Can the values be compressed on disk?  If so that a 2mb value might not be insanely terrible.
> eric

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