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From stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: Why timestamp only return results whose timestamp <= this value
Date Fri, 19 Sep 2008 19:43:01 GMT
Is HBASE-33 what you need?
St.Ack

Dingding Ye wrote:
> For example,  i store some urls in the table.  I want to find the urls
> which are added today.
>
> i would like to specify the time to the beginning of today and get the
> urls newer than the timestamp.
> But the problem now is that the api will return the urls older than
> the timestamp, but newer than the timestamp.
>
> What's the main thoughts to design such apis that return the older
> data?  Maybe the answer will help me understand
> the project more, :)
>
> Thanks.
>
> sishen
>
>
> On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 12:00 AM, stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
>   
>> Dingding Ye wrote:
>>     
>>> The query apis with timestamp such as getRow, getScanner will return
>>> results whose timestamp <= this value.
>>> But,  Is the newer data more important than the older ones?
>>>
>>>       
>> Depends on your application but usually yes.
>>
>>     
>>> Is there a way to get results whose timestamp >= this value?
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> Not at the moment.
>>
>> Tell us more about your need Sishen.   Maybe there is a workaround we can
>> figure.
>>
>> St.Ack
>>
>>     


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