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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Indexes on heterogeneous rows
Date Thu, 14 Apr 2011 16:22:49 GMT
On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 6:48 AM, David Boxenhorn <> wrote:
> The reason why I put "type" first is that queries on type will
> always be an exact match, whereas the other clauses might be inequalities.

Expression order doesn't matter, but as you imply, non-equalities
can't be used in an index lookup and have to be checked in a nested
loop phase afterwards.

Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support

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