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From Edward Capriolo <>
Subject Re: Timestamps and CQL
Date Fri, 12 Apr 2013 14:42:45 GMT
You are correct. In CQL the timestamps come from the server unless
specified. In thrift the user must supply, otherwise it is always 0.

On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 9:20 AM, Michael Theroux <>wrote:

> Hello,
> We are having an odd sporadic issue that I believe maybe due to time
> synchronization.  Without going into details on the issue right now, quick
> question, from the documentation I see numerous references that Cassandra
> utilizes timestamps generated by the clients to determine write
> serialization.  However, going through the code, it appears that for CQL
> over thrift, it will only use client generated timestamps if "USING
> TIMESTAMP" is utilized in the cql statement, otherwise it will use a
> server-generated timestamp.
> I was looking through 1.1.2 code.
> Am I reading this correctly?
> -Mike

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