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From Brandon Williams <>
Subject Re: Second Cassandra users survey
Date Sat, 05 Nov 2011 02:32:12 GMT
On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 9:19 PM, Jim Newsham <> wrote:
> - Bulk column deletion by (column name) range.  Without this feature, we are
> forced to perform a range query and iterate over all of the columns,
> deleting them one by one (we do this in a batch, but it's still a very slow
> approach).  See CASSANDRA-494/3448.  If anyone else has a need for this
> issue, please raise your voice, as the feature has been tabled due to lack
> of interest.

I think the lack of interest here has been this: it's unusual to want
to delete columns for which you do not know the names, but also not
want to delete the entire row.  Is there any chance you're trying to
delete the entire row, or is it truly the case I just described?


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