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Subject Re: lazy boy example using column family
Date Tue, 28 Jul 2009 03:05:46 GMT
1.Even though this is not the preferred way of using column families
2. and since the easy way of adding new column families has not yet been

Can you show me how to do super column families in cassandra lazyboy
a simple eg., of storing a tag for a key

so Super1:Tag:key -> value is a list of tags


On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 12:38 AM, Mark Robson <> wrote:

> 2009/7/27 <>
>> i m trying to use cassandra in a mode where everytime i create a new
>> columnfamily i do not want to restart all the nodes
> In my opinion you should not be doing that anyway.
> Because families can have as many columns as you like anyway, it should not
> normally be necessary to create new families. And when you do, it will
> probably be part of a major release that will have some impact on your
> infrastructure.
> You should define an operational procedure for restarting all the nodes for
> occasional use by ops engineers; they could choose to automate it.
> Restarting all nodes isn't that onerous provided it's not done too often.
> It's not going to take > a few hours, even if you have quite a few.
> Mark

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