I just meant there is a "row delete" in the same batch as inserts - all to the same column family and key

-----Original Message-----
From: Sylvain Lebresne [sylvain@datastax.com]
Received: Sunday, 03 Jun 2012, 3:44am
To: user@cassandra.apache.org [user@cassandra.apache.org]
Subject: Re: batch isolation

On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 2:53 AM, Todd Burruss <bburruss@expedia.com> wrote:>
> 1 does this mean that a batch_mutate that first sends a "row delete"
> mutation on key X, then subsequent insert mutations for key X is isolated?

I'm not sure what you mean by having "a batch_mutate that first sends
... then ...", since a batch_mutate is a single API call.

> 2 does isolation span column families for the same key  within the same
> batch_mutate?

No, it doesn't span column families (contrarily to atomicity). There
is more details in