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From Ted Yu <yuzhih...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How row delete works
Date Fri, 20 Aug 2010 15:41:53 GMT
Please refer to this method in HRegion.java:
  public void delete(Map<byte[], List<KeyValue>> familyMap, boolean
writeToWAL)

Also read the javadoc at the beginning of Delete.java

On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 2:51 AM, Gagandeep Singh <gagandeep.singh@paxcel.net
> wrote:

> Hi
>
> Can somebody please shed some light on the internal working of the HBase
> delete operation. So when I perform a delete operation what exactly happens
> underneath the code. Is my data removed immediately from the disk or else a
> flag is set by HBase to mark those rows as deleted.
>
> Thanks,
> Gagan
>

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