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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: cassandra mangling non-ascii keys
Date Mon, 07 Dec 2009 22:49:23 GMT
what language are your clients in?  there are definitely some bugs
there when communicating b/t client and server of different languages.

On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 4:43 PM, Edmond Lau <> wrote:
> I'm using non-ascii keys on Cassandra, relatively close to trunk at
> r880926, and my some of my keys get mangled.
> As a simple test case, if I insert a one-byte key anywhere between
> \200 and \377 (octal for 128 to 255) through the thrift interface, and
> then query back my data with multi get, I get a hash back that has
> "\357\277\275" as the key.  All those one-byte keys get mapped to the
> same bucket, so if I insert with the key \205, I get the data back
> when querying for \300.  So either a) there's a bug in thrift, b)
> Cassandra doesn't support non-ascii keys, or c) Cassandra is mangling
> my key somewhere.
> Has anyone else run into this issue?
> Edmond

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