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From samal <samalgo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cassandra 0.8.5: Column name mystery in create column family command
Date Tue, 22 May 2012 12:46:40 GMT
Change your comparator to utf8type.
On 22-May-2012 4:32 PM, "Roshan Dawrani" <roshandawrani@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I use Cassandra 0.8.5 and am suddenly noticing some strange behavior. I
> run a "create column family" command with some column meta-data and it runs
> fine, but when I do "describe keyspace", it shows me different column names
> for those index columns.
>
> a) Here is what I run:
> "create column family UserTemplate with comparator=BytesType and
> column_metadata=[{*column_name: userid*, validation_class: UTF8Type,
> index_type: KEYS, index_name: TemplateUserIdIdx}, {*column_name: type*,
> validation_class: UTF8Type, index_type: KEYS, index_name:
> TemplateTypeIdx}];"
>
> b) This is what "describe keyspace" shows:
>     ColumnFamily: UserTemplate
>       Key Validation Class: org.apache.cassandra.db.marshal.BytesType
>       ...
>       ...
>       Built indexes: [UserTemplate.TemplateTypeIdx,
> UserTemplate.TemplateUserIdIdx]
>       Column Metadata:
>         *Column Name: ffffff*
>           Validation Class: org.apache.cassandra.db.marshal.UTF8Type
>           Index Name: TemplateUserIdIdx
>           Index Type: KEYS
>         *Column Name: 0dfffaff*
>           Validation Class: org.apache.cassandra.db.marshal.UTF8Type
>           Index Name: TemplateTypeIdx
>           Index Type: KEYS
>
> Does anyone see why this must be happening? I have created many such
> column families before and never run into this issue.
>
> --
> Roshan
> http://roshandawrani.wordpress.com/
>
>

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