use drop. 

truncate is mostly for unit tests.
Aaron Morton
Freelance Developer

On 7/06/2012, at 6:22 AM, Poziombka, Wade L wrote:

I believe so.  There are no warnings on startup. 
So is there a preferred way to completely eliminate a column family?
From: Tyler Hobbs [] 
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2012 1:17 PM
Subject: Re: memory issue on 1.1.0

Just to check, do you have JNA setup correctly? (You should see a couple of log messages about it shortly after startup.)  Truncate also performs a snapshot by default.

On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 12:38 PM, Poziombka, Wade L <> wrote:
However, after all the work I issued a truncate on the old column family (the one replaced by this process) and I get an out of memory condition then.

Tyler Hobbs