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Cassandra cli: why my columns are not readable?

Working on cassandra store for Apache Sirona (I’ll speak surely of it in another post) I used cassandra-cli to check my persisted data and browse my Cassandra keyspace easily.

However doing a simple ‘list’ (select *) the result looked like the expected one but was not that readable. Even if test data values were not that important the row keys were something crucial in my modelling and tests so I needed to read it (even if my unit tests were green it is always better to validate it twice ;).

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