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From Peter Schuller <>
Subject Re: How are column sort handled?
Date Mon, 18 Jul 2011 19:14:01 GMT
> Thanks! Then does it mean that before compaction if read call comes for that
> key sort is done at the read time since column b, c and a are in different
> ssTables.

Essentially yes; a merge-sort happens (since they are sorted locally
in each sstable).

/ Peter Schuller (@scode on twitter)

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