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From Brandon Williams <>
Subject Re: Second Cassandra users survey
Date Sat, 05 Nov 2011 21:45:41 GMT
On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 9:50 PM, Jim Newsham <> wrote:
> Our use case is time-series data (such as sampled sensor data).  Each row
> describes a particular statistic over time, the column name is a time, and
> the column value is the sample.  So it makes perfect sense to want to delete
> columns for a given time range.  I'm sure there must be numerous other use
> cases for which using a range of column names makes sense.

Assuming you are bucketing your rows at some interval (as in, why is
deleting the entire row for the interval not acceptable?


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