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From Tim Underwood <>
Subject Re: Is Cassandra suitable for multi criteria search engine
Date Thu, 17 Dec 2009 18:10:59 GMT
It's not obvious to me how you'd do this in Cassandra but it sounds like a
Apache Solr might be a good fit.  It lets you index documents with fields
and then allows you to query the documents based on field values and/or


On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 9:12 AM, David MARTIN <> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> That's a quite simple question : I have a big set of objects (around 3
> millions) each containing several fields (> 20). Fields are just short
> strings, other can be larger strings (several hundreds characters, not so
> huge so), integers, ...
> I'd like to be able to look for objects based on one or more fields value
> or range.
> Is Cassandra as a nosql solution suitable for this kind of need or do I
> have to stay stuck to a database (using a denormalized approach) ?
> If Cassandra is suitable, what kind of data structure(s) do I need to adopt
> ?
> Thank you.
> David

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