Do you think that a future cassandra increment/decrement would be
On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Mike Malone <email@example.com
>> That's useful information Mike. I am a bit curious about what the most
>> common use cases are for atomic increment/decrement. I'm familiar with
>> atomic add as a sort of locking mechanism.
> They're useful for caching denormalized counts of things. Especially things
> that change rapidly. Instead of invalidating the counter whenever an event
> occurs that would incr/decr the counter, you can incr/decr the cached count