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: [code language=”bash”] [default@CassandraCluster] get ServerLog[‘my_key’] limit 10; org.apache.cassandra.db.marshal.MarshalException: cannot parse ‘my_key’ as hex bytes [/code] then you must set the client-side encoding with assume command: [code language=”bash”] [default@CassandraCluster] assume ServerLog keys as utf8;… Continue reading Cassandra cannot parse ‘my_key’ as hex bytes