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From Keith Turner <>
Subject Re: Please Define 'Mutation' Before Usage
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2012 20:46:23 GMT
Mutation does have a more specific meaning than just changing data.
Its a set of inserts/updates/deletes to the columns within a row.  Can
you open a ticket? Maybe we need a definitions section within the user

On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 11:35 AM, David Medinets
<> wrote:
> The 'Accumulo Shell' section of the User Manual refers to 'mutations'
> but that term is not defined. It might mean the obvious - changing
> data. But it might also have some specific connotation for Accumulo.
> Since this is not a common term, can you please define it or use a
> different term?

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