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From Alexandre Conrad <>
Subject Re: why have ColumnFamilies?
Date Wed, 03 Mar 2010 13:43:14 GMT
2010/3/3 Ted Zlatanov <>:
> I don't understand the advantages of ColumnFamilies over a
> SuperColumnFamily with just one supercolumn.  Why have the former if the
> latter is functionally equivalent?

Being pretty new here with Cassandra's terminology, I'm not sure what
a SuperColumnFamily is. Or maybe this page it not complete:

As far as I understand, there's how I organize Cassandra entities:

Is this somehow correct?


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