10. Column Family Database Terminology
“Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.”
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When you read documentation and books about column family databases, you will see many familiar terms. Columns, partitions, and keyspaces are just a few of the commonly used terms you will see. When you are trying to understand a new technology, it often helps when the new technology uses the same terms used in existing technology—that is, unless they mean something else.
This chapter consists of descriptions of words and terms used in column ...