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From Aaron Morton <>
Subject Re: What if write consistency level cannot me met ?
Date Tue, 15 Feb 2011 20:00:29 GMT
The write will not start if there are insufficient nodes up. In this case (All cl) you would
get an error and nothing would be committed to disk. You would get an Unavailable exception.


On 16/02/2011, at 7:46 AM, Thibaut Britz <> wrote:

> Your write will fail. But if the write has reached  at least one node,
> it will eventually reach all the other nodes as well. So it won't
> rollback.
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 7:38 PM, A J <> wrote:
>> Say I set write consistency level to ALL and all but one node are down. What
>> happens to writes ? Does it rollback from the live node before returning
>> failure to client ?
>> Thanks.

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