It seems to me that your column name consists of two components. If you have the luxury to upgrade your cassandra to 0.8.1+, I think you can think about using the composite type/column. Conceptually, it might suit your use case better.

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 5:28 AM, Eldad Yamin <> wrote:
I wonder if I can select a column or all columns that start with X.
E.g I have columns ABC_1, ABC_2, ZZZ_1 and I want to select all columns that start with ABC_ - is that possible?