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From Suraj Varma <svarma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using timestamps other than system time?
Date Sun, 02 Jan 2011 20:17:05 GMT
This is a good article to understand timestamps in HBase - worth reading:

On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 12:01 AM, Hari Sreekumar <hsreekumar@clickable.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> I plan to use custom unique values in place of timestamps for my
> application. What are the possible issues with this? I know versioning
> works
> great if we use system timestamp, but I remember seeing issues when using
> other timestamps. I tried looking into the issues.apache.org page, but it
> seems the version numbers are not tagged correctly. I just wanted to
> confirm
> if there are any well-known outstanding issues with timestamp versioning in
> my version 0.20.6. Which kind of stamps have been tried before and are
> known
> to work correctly all the time?
> Thanks,
> Hari

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