I asked this on the hector list last week. Its possible but remember, each row can have a different set of associated columns.
On 1 Feb 2011 18:16, "Jeremiah Jordan" <JEREMIAH.JORDAN@morningstar.com
> Is there a way to query for column names or super column names without
> also pulling down the data they contain? (Besides keeping a second
> index) I don't see an obvious way to do it from the Thrift API, but
> maybe I'm missing something.
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