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.

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