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From Alain RODRIGUEZ <>
Subject Deleting old items
Date Mon, 11 Feb 2013 15:21:58 GMT

I would like to know if there is a way to delete old/unused data easily ?

I know about TTL but there are 2 limitations of TTL:

- AFAIK, there is no TTL on counter columns
- TTL need to be defined at write time, so it's too late for data already

I also could use a standard "delete" but it seems inappropriate for such a

In some cases, I don't know the row key and would like to delete all the
rows starting by, let's say, "1050#..."

Even better, I understood that columns are always inserted in C* with
(name, value, timestamp). So is it possible to delete all the data inserted
in some CF between 2 dates or data older than 1 month ?


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