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From Tuukka Mustonen <>
Subject Storing values of mixed types in a list
Date Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:29:47 GMT

I need to store a list of mixed types in Cassandra. The list may contain
numbers, strings and booleans. So I would need something like list<?>.

Is this possible in Cassandra and if not, what workaround would you suggest
for storing a list of mixed type items? I sketched a few (using a list per
type, using list of user types in Cassandra 2.1, etc.), but I get a bad
feeling about each.

Couldn't find an "exact" answer to this through searches...

P.S. I first asked this at SO before realizing the traffic there is very

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