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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CQL - raw bytes values
Date Sat, 04 Jun 2011 00:05:38 GMT
You can use any AbstractType, including custom ones. The format
depends on AT.fromString; in the case of bytestype (CQL "bytea") this
is hex:

SELECT 'd54' FROM MyColumnFamily

On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 5:45 PM, Michal August├Żn
<augustyn.michal@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have read a lot about CQL and I looked into source and it seems that
> just string, long and uuid can be used as column name/value in CQL
> commands. Is there any way how to works with "pure" bytes? I.e.
> "SELECT BYTES(3412) FROM MyColumnFamily".
> Actually, I wouldn't use CQL without this feature because I have some
> data "compressed" - i.e. if I want to store some hash (MD5, SHA256)
> then I store raw bytes.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Augi
>



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Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support
http://www.datastax.com

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