md5 as the key
dustin at spy.net
Fri Sep 7 23:03:28 UTC 2007
On Sep 7, 2007, at 1:48 , Venkatesh KS wrote:
> if keys are uri which could go upto a few hundred bytes then md5
> would make sense?
What you want to use for a key is up to you. The only potential
issue with md5 is how much time you'll be computing them for reads
> It all boils down the number of entries per bucket.
> I could hash on only 8 bytes and use the other 8 bytes for actual
What do you mean by bucket here? Regardless of what you use as a
key, the distribution should be relatively even.
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