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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is Cassandra a document based DB?
Date Mon, 01 Mar 2010 21:51:24 GMT
On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 3:49 PM, Erik Holstad <erikholstad@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think that there are people that would be of a different opinion here.
> Cassandra has
> as I've understood it table:key:name:val and in cases the val is a
> serialized data structure.
> In HBase you have table:row:family:key:val:version, which some people might
> consider
> richer.

Neither is a superset of the other (C has supercolumns, H has
versions) but IMO supercolumns are more frequently useful. :)

-Jonathan

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