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From "Stu Hood (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Assigned: (CASSANDRA-767) Row keys should be byte[]s, not Strings
Date Fri, 26 Mar 2010 00:36:27 GMT

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Stu Hood reassigned CASSANDRA-767:
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    Assignee: Stu Hood

> Row keys should be byte[]s, not Strings
> ---------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CASSANDRA-767
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-767
>             Project: Cassandra
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Stu Hood
>            Assignee: Stu Hood
>            Priority: Critical
>             Fix For: 0.7
>
>
> This issue has come up numerous times, and we've dealt with a lot of pain because of
it: let's get it knocked out.
> Keys being Java Strings can make it painful to use Cassandra from other languages, encoding
binary data like integers as Strings is very inefficient, and there is a disconnect between
our column data types and the plain String treatment we give row keys.
> The key design decision that needs discussion is: Should we apply the column AbstractTypes
to row keys? If so, how do Partitioners change?

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