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Re: Is it possible to alter no of versions of cells
Hi Vimal,

The only side effect is that you will have more versions ;)

Also, you will have to disable the table to do that so it will not be
available for that time.

JM

2013/8/17 Vimal Jain <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

> Hi Bing,
> Thanks for your reply.
> So you mean its possible and there are no side effects as such ?
>
>
> On Sat, Aug 17, 2013 at 1:19 PM, Bing Jiang <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >wrote:
>
> > It will retain more versions when it occurs to compaction. And it will
> scan
> > more versions if column exists.
> > On Aug 17, 2013 1:08 PM, "Vimal Jain" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > > As far as i know , we define number of versions of cells per column
> > family
> > > at time of creation of table.
> > > Once we define it lets say 2 for a cf  'data' , is it possible to alter
> > it
> > > and make it 5 for the same cf 'data' at later point of time through
> alter
> > > command in shell.
> > > What impact it will have to existing data cells/other impacts ?
> > >
> > > --
> > > Thanks and Regards,
> > > Vimal Jain
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Thanks and Regards,
> Vimal Jain
>