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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Rows in decreasing order
Date Sun, 14 Nov 2010 08:50:00 GMT
As you may have guessed from the lack of a "reversed" option on the
range slice api, backward scans are not supported.  The standard thing
to do is load the keys you are interested in as columns to a row.

On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 3:33 PM, Casey Deccio <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm working with Cassandra 0.7.0-beta3.  Given rows with keys 1, 2, 3,
> I'd like to be able to search on key 4 (non-existent) and get row 3
> (and possibly the n rows before in a range).  I've tried several
> options, but I keep getting an empty range.  What am I missing?
> Thanks,
> Casey

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

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