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From Eric Stevens <>
Subject Re: Mutable primary key in a table
Date Sat, 07 Feb 2015 23:33:16 GMT
I'm struggling to think of a model where it makes sense to update a primary
key as a typical operation.  It suggests, as Adil said, that you may be
reasoning wrong about your data model.  Maybe you can explain your problem
in more detail - what kind of thing has you updating your PK on a regular

Logged batches do get you pretty close to being able to accomplish what you
need, but as you pointed out, they are a higher cost to your cluster (they
involve a Paxos round, and generally this is about 3x the cost as a typical

On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 11:19 PM, Ajaya Agrawal <> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 7:43 PM, Adil <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> it seems you are doing some thing wrong in your model, why can you go
>> with updating columns of key1 instead of deleting/inserting row key?
> You can't update a primary key column with update statements.

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