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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: thinking about dropping hinted handoff
Date Tue, 23 Feb 2010 21:57:15 GMT
2010/2/23 Ted Zlatanov <>:
> You're welcome.  I don't understand why it doesn't help reach
> consistency, though.  If you turn all the nodes in a cluster read-only
> at the API level, what can make them inconsistent besides inter-node
> traffic and scheduled writes?  I'd assume that activity will die down
> eventually; can Cassandra tell a monitoring agent through JMX when it is
> over?

because in a masterless environment there is no way to tell "when it's over"

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