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From Narendra Sharma <>
Subject Re: Implications of length of column names
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2012 22:15:12 GMT
It is good to have short column names. They save space all the way from
network transfer to in-memory usage to storage. It is also good idea to
club immutables columns that are read together and store as single column.
We gained significant overall performance benefits with this.


On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 12:20 PM, Drew Kutcharian <> wrote:

> What are the implications of using short vs long column names? Is it
> better to use short column names or longer ones?
> I know for MongoDB you are better of using short field names
>  Does this apply to Cassandra column names?
> -- Drew

Narendra Sharma
Software Engineer
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