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From "Dwight Smith" <Dwight.Sm...@alcatel-lucent.com>
Subject RE: Question regarding tombstone removal on 0.6.4
Date Tue, 31 Aug 2010 21:31:11 GMT
Yes - very helpful - I seemed to have forgotten the grace seconds:)

-----Original Message-----
From: Jonathan Ellis [mailto:jbellis@gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 1:06 PM
To: user@cassandra.apache.org
Subject: Re: Question regarding tombstone removal on 0.6.4

does http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/DistributedDeletes and
http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/MemtableSSTable help?

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 3:04 PM, Dwight Smith
<Dwight.Smith@alcatel-lucent.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
>
>
> I am running a three node cluster, everything works as expected.   After
> running my application for ~60K iterations, I stopped the application, then
> performed
>
> Nodetool flush on my Keyspace, the a nodetool compact, repeating this for
> each node in the cluster.
>
>
>
> Then I exported with sstabletojson on one of my CFs and  upon examining the
> json - all the entries had the tombstone flag true.
>
>
>
> This is correct, since all the application processes completed correctly,
> and the entries should be removed.
>
>
>
> Now for the question:  I understood that a nodetool compact would cause the
> tombstone entries to be removed, is this true?
>
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
>
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Jonathan Ellis
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