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From Mark Robson <mar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Beginner Assumptions
Date Sun, 13 Jun 2010 22:08:02 GMT
On 13 June 2010 18:54, Benjamin Black <b@b3k.us> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 12:53 AM, Torsten Curdt <tcurdt@vafer.org> wrote:
> > <rant>
> > TBH while we are using super columns, the somehow feel wrong to me. I
> > would be happier if we could move what we do with super columns into
> > the row key space. But in our case that does not seem to be so easy.
> > </rant>
> >
>
> I'd be quite interested to learn what you are doing with super columns

that cannot be replicated with composite keys and range queries.
>

Range queries I think make them less useful, but only work if you're using
OrderPreservingPartitioner. The OPP comes with its own caveats - your nodes
are likely to become badly unbalanced, particularly if you use time-based
keys.

Mark

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