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Aaron Morton
Freelance Developer

On 4/04/2012, at 5:54 PM, Tamar Fraenkel wrote:

So, if I am using Hector, I need to do:

How will this affect my application generally?


Tamar Fraenkel 
Senior Software Engineer, TOK Media 


On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 4:25 PM, R. Verlangen <> wrote:
You should use a connection pool without retries to prevent a "single" increment of +1 have a result of e.g. +3.

2012/3/27 Rishabh Agrawal <>

You can even define how much increment you want. But let me just warn you, as far my knowledge, it has consistency issues.


From: puneet loya []
Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 5:59 PM

Subject: Re: counter column family


thanxx a ton :) :)


the counter column family works synonymous as 'auto increment' in other databases rite?


I mean we have a column of  type integer which increments with every insert.


Am i goin the rite way??


please reply :)

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 5:50 PM, R. Verlangen <> wrote:

create column family MyCounterColumnFamily with default_validation_class=CounterColumnType and key_validation_class=UTF8Type and comparator=UTF8Type; 


There you go! Keys must be utf8, as well as the column names. Of course you can change those validators.




2012/3/27 puneet loya <>

Can u give an example of create column family with counter column in it. 


Please reply




Puneet Loya


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