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From Nate McCall <>
Subject Re: IllegalArgumentException on query with AbstractCompositeType
Date Mon, 15 Jul 2013 19:34:56 GMT
Couple of questions about the test setup:
- are you running the tests in parallel (via threadCount in surefire
or failsafe for example?)
- is the instance of cassandra per-class for per jvm? (or is fork=true?)

On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 5:52 PM, Tristan Seligmann
<> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 12:26 AM, aaron morton <>
> wrote:
>> Aaron Morton can confirm but I think one problem could be that to create
>> an index on a field with small number of possible values is not good.
>> Yes.
>> In cassandra each value in the index becomes a single row in the internal
>> secondary index CF. You will end up with a huge row for all the values with
>> false.
>> And in general, if you want a queue you should use a queue.
> This would seem to conflict with the advice to only use secondary indexes on
> fields with low cardinality, not high cardinality. I guess low cardinality
> is good, as long as it isn't /too/ low?
> --
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