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From cem <>
Subject Re: Is there anyone who implemented time range partitions with column families?
Date Wed, 29 May 2013 16:01:48 GMT
Thank you very much for the fast answer.

Does playORM use different column families for each partition in Cassandra?


On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 5:30 PM, Jeremy Powell <>wrote:

> Cem, yes, you can do this with C*, though you have to handle the logic
> yourself (other libraries might do this for you, seen the dev of playORM
> discuss some things which might be similar).  We use Astyanax
> and programmatically create CFs based on a time period of our choosing that
> makes sense for our system, programmatically drop CFs if/when they are
> outside a certain time period (rather than using C*'s TTL), and write data
> to the different CFs as needed.
> ~Jeremy
> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 8:36 AM, cem <> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I used time range partitions 5 years ago with MySQL to clean up data much
>> faster.
>> I had a big FACT table with time range partitions and it was very is to
>> drop old partitions (with archiving) and do some saving on disk.
>> Has anyone implemented such a thing in Cassandra? It would be great if we
>> have that in Cassandra.
>> Best Regards,
>> Cem.

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