The commit log contains serialised RowMutation's which identify the CF by their internal ID. This identifies the Keysapce+CF pair. 

These are the same structures that are used when the mutation is applied during the initial request.   


On 22 Oct, 2010,at 07:28 AM, Bill Hastings <> wrote:

So how do we figure which column families belong to which keyspace or is that immaterial?

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 10:38 AM, aaron morton <> wrote:
It's co-mingled like hippies on the last day of a festival


On 22 Oct 2010, at 03:40, Bill Hastings wrote:

> Does Cassandra maintain a commit log per table? Or are they co-mingled?
> --
> Cheers
> Bill