You would get UUID object from cassandra API. Then you may use uuid.timestamp() to get time stamp for the same

-Vivek


On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 9:55 PM, Theo Hultberg <theo@iconara.net> wrote:
no, there's no way. you should generate the TIMEUUID on the client side so that you have it.

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On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 1:01 AM, Andy Atj2 <andyatj2@gmail.com> wrote:
I'm writing a Java client to a Cassandra db.

One of the main primary keys is a timeuuid.

I plan to do INSERTs using now() and have Cassandra generate the value of the timeuuid.

After the INSERT, I need the Cassandra-generated timeuuid value. Is there an easy wsay to get it, without having to re-query for the record I just inserted, hoping to get only one record back? Remember, I don't have the PK.

Eg, in every other db there's a way to get the generated PK back. In sql it's @@identity, in oracle its...etc etc.

I know Cassandra is not an RDBMS. All I want is the value Cassandra just generated.

Thanks,
Andy