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From Peter Schuller <>
Subject Re: Quorum and Datacenter loss
Date Sun, 12 Dec 2010 17:49:48 GMT
> Thanks a lot Peter.   So basically we would need to choose a
> consistency other than QUORUM.    I think in our case consistency is
> not necessarily an issue since our data is write-once, read-many
> (immutable data).   I suppose having a replication factor of 4 would
> result in two nodes in each datacenter having a copy of the data.   If
> there's a flaw in my logic, please let me know : ]

It would, but note that if you're writing at consistency level ONE
only a single copy of the data is required to exist before your write
is ACK:ed back to the client (but it will still be replicated).

/ Peter Schuller

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