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From Jonathan Ellis <jbel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question regarding tombstone removal on 0.6.4
Date Tue, 31 Aug 2010 20:06:02 GMT
does http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/DistributedDeletes and
http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/MemtableSSTable help?

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 3:04 PM, Dwight Smith
<Dwight.Smith@alcatel-lucent.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
>
>
> I am running a three node cluster, everything works as expected.   After
> running my application for ~60K iterations, I stopped the application, then
> performed
>
> Nodetool flush on my Keyspace, the a nodetool compact, repeating this for
> each node in the cluster.
>
>
>
> Then I exported with sstabletojson on one of my CFs and  upon examining the
> json – all the entries had the tombstone flag true.
>
>
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> This is correct, since all the application processes completed correctly,
> and the entries should be removed.
>
>
>
> Now for the question:  I understood that a nodetool compact would cause the
> tombstone entries to be removed, is this true?
>
>
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> Thanks
>
>
>
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Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support
http://riptano.com

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