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From Utku Can Topçu <>
Subject Re: Reading a keyrange when using RP
Date Thu, 21 Oct 2010 17:55:11 GMT
The goal is actually getting the rows in the range of "start","end"

The order is not important at all.

But what I can see is, this does not seem to be possible at all using RP. Am
I wrong?

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 6:03 PM, Tyler Hobbs <> wrote:

> You can't get rows back in order with RP.
> You can start out with a start key and end key of '' (empty) and use the
> row count argument instead, if
> your goal is paging the rows.  To get the next page, start from the last
> key you got in the
> previous page.
> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 8:44 AM, Utku Can Topçu <> wrote:
>> If I'm not mistaken cassandra has been providing support for keyrange
>> queries also on RP.
>> However when I try to define a keyrange such as, start: (key100, end:
>> key200) I get an error like:
>> InvalidRequestException(why:start key's md5 sorts after end key's md5.
>> this is not allowed; you probably should not specify end key at all, under
>> RandomPartitioner)
>> How can I utilize cassandra to get a keyrange in RP?
>> Best Regards,
>> Utku

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