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From "R. Verlangen" <ro...@us2.nl>
Subject Re: TimeUUID
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2012 08:19:41 GMT
For querying purposes it would be better to use readable strings because
you can really get information out of that.

TimeUUID is just a unique value based on time; but not only the time.

2012/2/28 Tamar Fraenkel <tamar@tok-media.com>

> Hi!
> I have a column family where I use rows as "time buckets".
> What I do is take epoc time in seconds, and round it to 1 hour (taking the
> result of time_since_epoc_second divided by 3600).
> My key validation type is LongType.
> I wonder whether it is better to use TimeUUID or even readable string
> representation for time?
> Thanks,
>
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