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From Jonathan Haddad <...@jonhaddad.com>
Subject Re: CQL and undefined columns
Date Mon, 05 Aug 2013 17:56:14 GMT
The CQL docs recommend not using it - I didn't just make that up.  :)
 COMPACT STORAGE imposes the limit that you can't add columns to your
tables.  For those of us that are heavy CQL users, this limitation is a
total deal breaker.


On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 10:27 AM, Robert Coli <rcoli@eventbrite.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 3:10 PM, Jonathan Haddad <jon@jonhaddad.com>wrote:
>
>> It's advised you do not use compact storage, as it's primarily for
>> backwards compatibility.
>>
>
> Many Apache Cassandra experts do not advise against using COMPACT STORAGE.
> [1] Use CQL3 non-COMPACT STORAGE if you want to, but there are also valid
> reasons to not use it. Asserting that there is some good reason you should
> not use COMPACT STORAGE (other than range ghosts?) seems inaccurate. :)
>
> =Rob
> [1]
> http://www.edwardcapriolo.com/roller/edwardcapriolo/entry/legacy_tables
>



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