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From Ted Zlatanov <>
Subject column sizes (was: online codes (?))
Date Wed, 03 Feb 2010 11:15:22 GMT
On Tue, 2 Feb 2010 23:05:04 -0600 Jonathan Ellis <> wrote: 

JE> The "atom" in cassandra is a single column.  These are almost always
JE> under 1KB.

Is there any point to storing large objects (over 100MB) in Cassandra
columns?  I'm considering it but it seems like a bad idea based on my
reading of the source and experience so far.  If I could do it it would
eliminate my need for shared resources (NAS, web server, etc.) to serve
those objects.


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