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From "Jonathan Ellis (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CASSANDRA-10726) Read repair inserts should not be blocking
Date Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:52:40 GMT

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Jonathan Ellis commented on CASSANDRA-10726:
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For the last, we already have options for how much read repair to do.   For the former, I'm
really -0 leaning to -1 against adding an option to discard an important guarantee.

> Read repair inserts should not be blocking
> ------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CASSANDRA-10726
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-10726
>             Project: Cassandra
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Coordination
>            Reporter: Richard Low
>
> Today, if there’s a digest mismatch in a foreground read repair, the insert to update
out of date replicas is blocking. This means, if it fails, the read fails with a timeout.
If a node is dropping writes (maybe it is overloaded or the mutation stage is backed up for
some other reason), all reads to a replica set could fail. Further, replicas dropping writes
get more out of sync so will require more read repair.
> The comment on the code for why the writes are blocking is:
> {code}
> // wait for the repair writes to be acknowledged, to minimize impact on any replica that's
> // behind on writes in case the out-of-sync row is read multiple times in quick succession
> {code}
> but the bad side effect is that reads timeout. Either the writes should not be blocking
or we should return success for the read even if the write times out.



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