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From Patrik Modesto <>
Subject Re: random partitioner and key scan
Date Fri, 20 Jul 2012 10:50:51 GMT
On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 11:17 AM, aaron morton <> wrote:
> Ordering the rows by row key locally would mean that every row on the node
> would have to be scanned to find the ones whose token was in the required
> token range.

I don't know much about Cassandra internals, but from a user point of
view, a scan for a range of tokens is not a common use-case. Does
Cassandra need it so much that it would be impossible to implement the
md5_distribution+natural_keys localy?


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