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From Alexandre Conrad <alexandre.con...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: why have ColumnFamilies?
Date Wed, 03 Mar 2010 14:21:42 GMT
2010/3/3 Ted Zlatanov <tzz@lifelogs.com>:
> KeySpace->Row->ColumnFamily->Column[name, value]
> (a two-level map)
>
> KeySpace->Row->SuperColumnFamily->SuperColumn[name]->Column[name, value]
> (a three-level map)

Thanks for the explanation. So this means that entities under
SuperColumnFamily can only be SuperColumns and ColumnFamilies can only
hold Columns.

I guess the term SuperColumnFamily (which I haven't seen documented)
is used when you want to implicitly say that SuperColumns are used
beneath.

-- 
Alex
twitter.com/alexconrad

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