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From Sylvain Lebresne <sylv...@datastax.com>
Subject Re: dropping keyspace in cassandra
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2011 11:51:44 GMT
Before a keyspace is dropped, a snapshot is taken (by security). It is your
job to remove the snapshot manually.

(the tombstones have no play here)

--
Sylvain

On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 12:36 PM, Sagar Kohli <sagar.kohli@impetus.co.in>wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Probably I got the answer, it is Tombstones in Cassandra.
> It is something like soft delete..
> Pl correct me if m wrong
>
> Regards
> sagar
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sagar Kohli [mailto:sagar.kohli@impetus.co.in]
> Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2011 11:44 AM
> To: user@cassandra.apache.org
> Subject: RE: dropping keyspace in cassandra
>
> Thanks aaron,
>
> I also restarted Cassandra instance , but data is still there.., is there
> any mechanism to claim storage?? if so can you please give some pointer on
> that.
>
> `sagar
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joshua Partogi [mailto:joshua.java@gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2011 4:45 AM
> To: user@cassandra.apache.org
> Subject: Re: dropping keyspace in cassandra
>
> Hi Aaron,
>
> Does that mean the data will be deleted eventually? Does this also
> depends on the compaction configuration?
>
> Thanks.
>
> On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 7:23 AM, Aaron Morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com>
> wrote:
> > What exactly was the folder that was left in place? Dropping a keyspace
> does
> > not physically delete the data immediately.
> >
> > Aaron
> > On 3/03/2011, at 1:01 AM, Sagar Kohli <sagar.kohli@impetus.co.in> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Hi ,
> >
> >
> >
> > I am using Cassandra .70, I have dropped a sample keyspace using command
> > "drop keyspace <sample>"
> >
> > Command executed successfully but when I checked key space folder still
> > exists there,
> >
> > Is there any other process to delete data from file system or Cassandra
> does
> > it automatically??
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks in advance J
> >
> > ~sagar
> >
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