Thanks, I thought as much. 

Will give it a clean out and see how it goes. 

Aaron


On 14 Sep, 2010,at 03:40 PM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 9:35 PM, Aaron Morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com> wrote:
> Could a high level of deletes on a row reduce the get_slice performance ?

absolutely.

> Is
> it worth forcing the tombstones out by reducing the GCGraceSeconds and doing
> a compaction to see what happens ?

You can try it to verify, but that's what the problem is. :)

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