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From Alexis Lê-Quôc <...@datadoghq.com>
Subject Re: Storing (python) objects
Date Thu, 22 Sep 2011 23:09:58 GMT
On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 3:50 PM, Aaron Turner <synfinatic@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 11:28 AM, Ian Danforth <idanforth@numenta.com>
> wrote:
> > All,
> >  I find myself considering storing serialized python dicts in Cassandra.
> I'd
> > like to store fairly complex, nested dicts, and it's just easier to do
> this
> > rather than work out a lot of super columns / columns etc.
> >  Do others find themselves storing serialized data structures in
> Cassandra
> > or is this generally a sign of doing something wrong?
> >  Thanks in advance!
> > Ian
>
> I just convert my ruby objects to json strings and store it that way.
> Works just fine and there's no advantage to use SuperColumns since
> Cassandra has to read all the supercolumns anyways, so storing as json
> requires less overhead.
>
>
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>

For data accessed through a single path, I use the same trick: pickle, bz2
and insert.

-- 
Alexis Lê-Quôc | Datadog, Inc. | @alq

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