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From Edward Capriolo <edlinuxg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Understanding Indexes
Date Thu, 24 Feb 2011 20:44:22 GMT
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 3:34 PM, mcasandra <mohitanchlia@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I wasn't aware that there is an index on primary key (that is row keys). So
> from what I understand there is by default an index on for eg: 1111,2222 in
> below example? Where can I read more about it?
>
> UserProfile = { // this is a ColumnFamily
>    1111 {   // this is the key to this Row inside the CF
>        // now we have an infinite # of columns in this row
>        username: "phatduckk",
>        email: "[hidden email]",
>        phone: "(900) 976-6666"
>    }, // end row
>    2222 {   // this is the key to another row in the CF
>        // now we have another infinite # of columns in this row
>        username: "ieure",
>        email: "[hidden email]",
>        phone: "(888) 555-1212"
>        age: "66",
>        gender: "undecided"
>    },
>  }
>
>
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Dude! You are running before you can walk why are your worried about
secondary indexing before you know what the primary index is? :)

http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/ArchitectureOverview
http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/ArchitectureSSTable

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