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From Nate McCall <>
Subject Re: Data types for cross language access
Date Wed, 11 May 2011 16:10:25 GMT
You should have no problems with byte conversion consistencies. For
the serialization test cases in Hector, we verify the most of the
results with o.a.c.utils.ByteBufferUtil from Cassandra source.

On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 10:23 AM, Luke Biddell <> wrote:
> I wouldn't mind knowing how other people are approaching this problem too.
> On 11 May 2011 11:27, Oliver Dungey <> wrote:
>> I am currently working on a system with Cassandra that is written purely in
>> Java. I know our end solution will require other languages to access the
>> data in Cassandra (Python, C++ etc.). What is the best way to store data to
>> ensure I can do this? Should I serialize everything to strings/json/xml
>> prior to the byte conversion? We currently use the Hector serializer, I
>> wondered if we should just switch this to something like Jackson/JAXB? Any
>> thoughts very welcome.

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