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From Benjamin>
Subject Re: Cassandra data model for financial data
Date Thu, 13 May 2010 20:58:45 GMT
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 12:45 PM, Miguel Verde <> wrote:
> I also think that's not a good design, but only because the typical query
> would have to hit several column families instead of just one.

This is completely normal in a columnar store.  You query at least one
index CF, then use the response(s) to query at least one data CF.
IMO, the problem with the original schema proposal is that it tries to
do entirely too much in a single CF.  Break the problem into pieces
and it becomes easier.


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