Compressing client-side is better because it will save:
1) a lot of bandwidth on the network
2) a lot of Cassandra CPU because no decompression server-side
3) a lot of Cassandra HEAP because the compressed blob should be relatively
small (text data compress very well) compared to the raw size
On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 2:59 PM, Jeronimo de A. Barros <
> We use a pseudo file-system table where the chunks are blobs of 64 KB and
> we never had any performance issue.
> Primary-key structure is ((file-uuid), chunck-id).
> On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 9:25 AM, shalom sagges <shalomsag...@gmail.com>
>> Hi All,
>> A certain application is writing ~55,000 characters for a single row.
>> Most of these characters are entered to one column with "text" data type.
>> This looks insanely large for one row.
>> Would you suggest to change the data type from "text" to BLOB or any
>> other option that might fit this scenario?