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From Eric Newton <eric.new...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Pyaccumulo deletions
Date Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:31:52 GMT
ACCUMULO-1800 has been fixed in the 1.4, 1.5 and master branches.

-Eric

On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 10:12 AM, Eric Newton <eric.newton@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the report.  I've confirmed the problem and created ACCUMULO-1800.
>
> If you set the timestamp on your mutation (to the current time in
> millis) it should work.
>
> -Eric
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 8:05 AM, Aru Sahni <arusahni@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm new to Accumulo and am still trying to wrap my head around its ways. To
>> further that challenge, I'm using Pyaccumulo, which doesn't present much in
>> terms of available reference material.
>>
>> Right now I'm trying to understand how Accumulo manages record (key-value
>> pair) deletions.
>>
>> conn = Accumulo(host, port, user, password)
>> table = 'test_table'
>> conn.create_table(table)
>> writer = conn.create_batch_writer(table)
>> mut = Mutation('mut_01')
>> mut.put(cf='item', cq='name', value='car')
>> writer.add_mutation(mut)
>> writer.close()
>> conn.close()
>>
>> Will generate a record (found via a shell scan):
>>
>> mut_01 item:name []    car
>>
>> However the subsequent mutation...
>>
>> writer = conn.create_batch_writer(table)
>> mut = Mutation('mut_01')
>> mut.put(cf='item', cq='name', is_delete=True)
>> writer.add_mutation(mut)
>> writer.close()
>>
>> Results in:
>>
>> mut_01 item:name []
>>
>> How should one expect the deleted row to be represented? That record sticks
>> around even after I force a compaction of the table.  I was expecting it to
>> not show up in any iterators, or at least provide an easy way to see if the
>> cell has been deleted.
>>
>> Thanks in advance for the help,
>> ~A

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