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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CQL DELETE statement
Date Tue, 19 Apr 2011 00:29:11 GMT
Transport isn't the problem.

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 6:21 PM, Courtney Robinson <sabco@live.co.uk> wrote:
> Cool... Okay, the plan is to eventually not use thrift underneath, for the
> CQL stuff right?
> Once this is done and the new transport is in place, or evening while
> designing the new transport,
> is this not something that's worth looking into again? I think it'd be a
> nice feature.
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Jonathan Ellis
> Sent: Monday, April 18, 2011 3:24 AM
> To: user@cassandra.apache.org
> Cc: Tyler Hobbs
> Subject: Re: CQL DELETE statement
>
> Very old. https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-494
>
> On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 7:49 PM, Tyler Hobbs <tyler@datastax.com> wrote:
>>
>> You are correct, but this is also a limitation with the Thrift API -- it's
>> not CQL specific.  It turns out that deleting a slice of columns is
>> difficult.  There's an old JIRA ticket somewhere that describes the
>> issues.
>>
>> On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 7:45 PM, Courtney Robinson <sabco@live.co.uk>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Looking at the CQL spec, it doesn’t seem to be possible to delete a range
>>> of columns for a given key without specifying the individual columns to
>>> be
>>> removed, for e.g.
>>> DELETE col1 .. col20 from CF WHERE KEY=<key|(key1,key2)>
>>> Am I correct in thinking so or have I missed that somewhere?
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Tyler Hobbs
>> Software Engineer, DataStax
>> Maintainer of the pycassa Cassandra Python client library
>>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Jonathan Ellis
> Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
> co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support
> http://www.datastax.com
>



-- 
Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support
http://www.datastax.com

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