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From Ryan Rawson <ryano...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: YASQ (Yet Another Silly Question)
Date Tue, 10 Aug 2010 18:43:24 GMT
hi,

the client sends Long.MAX_VALUE as the TS, the regionserver
substitutes that for System.currentTimeMillis()

-ryan

On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Michael Segel
<michael_segel@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Its possible that when you're writing a row to HBase that you do not specify the timestamp.
>
> My question is what does HBase put in for the timestamp value?
>
> From what I can see, its not a real timestamp like the current time that the row is being
written.
>
> Thx
>
> -Mike
>
>

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