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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: "timestamp" parameter for Thrift "insert" API ??
Date Wed, 22 Sep 2010 01:55:36 GMT
It can be useful to use a timestamp that is based on other timestamps
already in the system, rather than "the current time."

2010/9/20 Kuan(謝冠生) <lakersgogo@mail2000.com.tw>:
> To whom it may concern,
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> While timestamp parameter is auto generated by using cassandra-cli tool, why user have
to manually insert the parameter in Cassandra-Thrift "insert" API??
>
> In my point of view, leaving time-stamp to be inserted by client side will lead data
into chaos, since clients' local time might be vary....
>
> Time-Stamp better be generated automatically and consistently by Cassandra Server itself
isn't it?
> Any idea??
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> Best,
> KuanSheng
> Taipei
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-- 
Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support
http://riptano.com

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