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From Roshni Rajagopal <>
Subject Re: Changing comparator
Date Fri, 03 Aug 2012 09:31:08 GMT
Christof ,

can't you just use ASSUME for the CQL session?


On 03/08/12 2:26 PM, "Christof Roduner" <> wrote:

>I know that changing a CF's comparator is not officially supported.
>However, there is a post by Jonathan Ellis that implies it can be done
>I assume that we'd have to change entries in the system.schema_* column
>Has anyone successfully done this?
>We want to change the comparator from BytesType to UTF8Type to make the
>move to CQL easier ("cannot parse 'foo' as hex bytes"). Our CFs were
>created back in the Cassandra 0.6.x days and are too large to be easily
>copied to new CFs with a new schema.
>Many thanks in advance.

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