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From Tyler Hobbs <ty...@datastax.com>
Subject Re: Time series data and deletion
Date Mon, 11 Mar 2013 17:05:00 GMT
On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Flavio Baronti
<f.baronti@list-group.com>wrote:

>
>
> One more question. I read and reread your description of deletes [1],  but
> I still am confused on tombstones and GCGraceSeconds, specifically when you
> say "If the deletion is before gcBefore it is totally ignored".
> Suppose I delete something, but compaction between the tombstone and the
> deleted data does not happen within GCGraceSeconds. From what I understood,
> it looks like the tombstone will be ignored, and the data will
> "resurrect"... where am I wrong?


This may answer your questions:
http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/DistributedDeletes


-- 
Tyler Hobbs
DataStax <http://datastax.com/>

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