On Sep 17, 2012, at 3:04 AM, aaron morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com> wrote:

I have a schema that represents a filesystem and one example of a Super CF is:
This may help with some ideas
http://www.datastax.com/dev/blog/cassandra-file-system-design

Could you explain the usage of the "sentinel"? Which nodes have it? I understand that it should be used for recursive dir listings, to restrict the nodes returned to the "/tmp/" dir, but I'm not sure I understand how it works....

Thanks,
André