Thanks Derek, I actually saw your post, but this is not a good substitution for a real dynamic table. Your trick will make a table with even more rows; I wanted wide rows so the reads and writes would be more efficient.


From: Derek Williams []
Sent: Friday, July 06, 2012 4:58 PM
Subject: Re: Dynamic CF


On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 2:49 PM, Leonid Ilyevsky <> wrote:

At this point I am really confused about what direction Cassandra is going. CQL 3 has the benefit of composite keys, but no dynamic columns.
I thought, the whole point of Cassandra was to provide dynamic tables.


See my earlier post on the subject:


You can have a dynamic table with CQL3, you just can't have a table with a mix of dynamic/nondynamic columns.



Derek Williams


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