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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Go over super column data and delete the first X rows
Date Sun, 23 May 2010 14:26:06 GMT
the TTL (expiring columns) feature in 0.7 is the easiest way to do
this.  Until then you'd have to delete them manually.

On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 3:35 AM, Yan Virin <> wrote:
> Hi
> I want to use cassandra for storing some data which gets irrelevant with
> time. There will be a lot of data and I want to run a procedure which will
> delete the oldest from the repository from time to time.
> The column name which holds the data is a "timestamp" name, so I will want
> delete some range of it from the repository.
> What is the most efficient and the easiest way to do this?
> Thanks,
> --
> Jan Virin

Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support

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