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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: MemStore and prefix encoding
Date Mon, 27 Aug 2012 20:30:43 GMT
On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 9:20 AM, Tom Brown <tombrown52@gmail.com> wrote:
> Lars,
> I have been relying on the expected behavior (if I write another cell
> with the same {key, family, qualifier, version} it won't return the
> previous one) so you're answer was confusing to me. I did more
> research and I found that the HBase guide specifies that behavior (see
> section 5.8.1 of http://hbase.apache.org/book.html).
> Have I misunderstood something? Can I rely on behavior that is
> specified in the guide?

If the code AND the refguide say the same thing, apart from that being
a minor miracle, I'd say its unlikely the behavior will change, not
w/o really good reason (We don't etch anything in stone around these


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