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Cassandra Lunch #17: Tombstones

In Cassandra Lunch #17, we discuss tombstones in Cassandra. Tombstones are a special kind of write that signifies deleted values, stops them from being returned on reads, and eventually allows them to be deleted during compaction. We discuss what tombstones are and why they are used, as well as how they work in practice.

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