Cassandra cannot parse ‘my_key’ as hex bytes

If you have “cannot parse ‘whatever_my_key’ as hex bytes” when you try to query Cassandra for some data, as in example below:

then you must set the client-side encoding with assume command:

 

 

2 thoughts on “Cassandra cannot parse ‘my_key’ as hex bytes

  1. paolo

    What about actually teaching Cassandra what’s the type of the key for that column?

    update column family ServerLog with key_validation_class=UTF8Type;

    I think this will clear up all doubts for Cassandra

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