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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: (another) Newbie question
Date Fri, 16 Apr 2010 22:08:29 GMT
On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 9:48 AM, Colin Yates <> wrote:
> I was hoping I could do a get_range_slices specifying 'project*' for the
> columnFamily and a keyRange start: 20100107, end:20100109 but I
> get an error 'InvalidRequestException(why:unconfigured columnfamily project*)'.

I think you've been misled by the "think of Cassandra as a multi-level
hash" explanations; you can't wildcard ColumnFamilies like that.  (I
personally think that the model of "a columnfamily is like a table,
except that its rows can contain nested columns [supercolumns]" is
more useful.)


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