Only major compactions can clean out obsolete tombstones.
On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 8:45 PM, Kauzki Aranami <email@example.com> wrote:The same way it deals with tombstones that it encounters otherwise
> Let me rephrase my question.
> How does Cassandra deal with bloom filter's false positives on deleted records?
(part of a row slice, or in a memtable).
All the bloom filter does is keep you from having to check rows that
don't have any data at all for a given key. Tombstones are not the
same as "no data at all," we do need to propagate tombstones during
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