there is a port of Lucandra to HBase called Lucehbase
Twitter’s open sourced libraries of LZO and ProtocolBuffer helpers for Hadoop
Making column names/keys shorter can result in ~20-30% of RAM savings, and visible storage savings too. Even bigger advantage came with defining the right schema and column families. Note: this sounds really strange.
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