Yes, but need to encode as hex if you want to use literals.

On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 7:15 PM, Mike Sample <> wrote:
Does CQL3 support blob/BytesType literals for INSERT, UPDATE etc commands?

I looked at the CQL3 syntax ( and at the DataStax 1.2 docs.

As for why I'd want such a thing, I just wanted to initialize some test values for a blob column with cqlsh.


Derek Williams