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From Sylvain Lebresne <>
Subject Re: Composite columns vs Protocol Buffers when all you need is to pack many things in a single column
Date Thu, 08 Dec 2011 10:57:07 GMT
CompositeType is meant as a comparator to deal with composite column names.
While it is possible to use it as a column value validator, I don't
see any good
use of that.


On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 6:13 AM, Asil Klin <> wrote:
> I know Composite columns are used for some very  useful scenarios(like to
> replace super columns) which cannot be helped with anything else.
> But, for situations when you just need to pack many things in a single
> column efficiently and such that the retrievals are also performant, which
> one should be used ?
> (I need to store the serialized data as column value.)

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