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User Profile Data Modeling Patterns in Cassandra

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User Profile Data Modeling Patterns in Cassandra

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Patrick McFadin wrote a good post recently on PlanetCassandra.org that covers three patterns for user profile data models in Cassandra.  Even though static schema is not necessary in Cassandra because dynamic columns, its more useful to store data in static columns sometimes.  That's where these patterns come in. 

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These patterns include a fixed schema, a fixed schema on a wide column, and a fixed schema on a Dynamic Collection.

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