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From Theo Hultberg <>
Subject Re: Timeuuid inserted with now(), how to get the value back in Java client?
Date Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:25:56 GMT
no, there's no way. you should generate the TIMEUUID on the client side so
that you have it.


On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 1:01 AM, Andy Atj2 <> 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

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