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From Eric Evans <>
Subject Re: CQL and schema-less column family
Date Wed, 07 Sep 2011 09:34:34 GMT
On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 12:22 PM, osishkin osishkin <> wrote:
> Sorry for the newbie question but I failed to find a clear answer.
> Can CQL be used to query a schema-less column family? can they be indexed?
> That is, query for column names that do not necessarily exist in all
> rows, and were not defined in advance when the column family was
> created.

Absolutely, yes.

If you don't create schema for columns, then their type will simply be
the default for that column family.

Eric Evans
Acunu | | @acunu

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