Using the list type

This example uses the following table and index:

CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS cycling.upcoming_calendar (
  year int,
  month int,
  events list<text>,
  PRIMARY KEY (year, month)
);
CREATE CUSTOM INDEX events_idx 
    ON cycling.upcoming_calendar (events) 
    USING 'StorageAttachedIndex';

An index is created on the list column events in the upcoming_calendar table.

Query with CONTAINS from the list events column:

  • CQL

  • Result

SELECT * FROM cycling.upcoming_calendar 
    WHERE events CONTAINS 'Criterium du Dauphine';
 year | month | events
------+-------+-----------------------------------------------
 2015 |     6 | ['Criterium du Dauphine', 'Tour de Sui\nsse']

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