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From "Hiller, Dean" <>
Subject Re: tombstones and their data
Date Mon, 22 Oct 2012 17:03:08 GMT
My understanding is any time from that node.  Another node may have a
different existing value and tombstone vs. that existing data(most recent
timestamp wins).  Ie. The data is not needed on that node so compaction
should be getting rid of it, but I never confirmed thisÅ .I hope you get


On 10/22/12 10:43 AM, "B. Todd Burruss" <> wrote:

>if a node, X, has a tombstone marking deleted data, when can node X
>remove the data - not the tombstone, but the data?  i understand the
>tombstone cannot be removed until GCGraceSeconds has passed, but it
>seems the data could be compacted away at any time.

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