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From Edward Capriolo <edlinuxg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is column update column-atomic or row atomic?
Date Tue, 15 Mar 2011 21:49:45 GMT
On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 5:46 PM, buddhasystem <potekhin@bnl.gov> wrote:
> Sorry for the rather primitive question, but it's not clear to me if I need
> to fetch the whole row, add a column as a dictionary entry and re-insert it
> if I want to expand the row by one column. Help will be appreciated.
>
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No. In Cassandra you do not need to read to write. You should try to
avoid it if possible.

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