If you are a Hector user, TimeUUIDUtils can be used to create Time UUIDs.
Maybe I can just use java5's UUID.. Need to research how this is
effective across multiple clients..
On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 4:57 PM, Kallin Nagelberg
> I am developing a session management system using Cassandra and need
> to generate unique sessionIDs (cassandra columnfamily keys). Does
> anyone know of an elegant/simple way to accomplish this? I am not sure
> about using time based uuids on the client as there a chance that
> multiple clients could generate the same ID. I've heard suggestions of
> using zookeeper as a source for the IDs, but was just hoping that
> there might be something simpler for my purposes.