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From Nate McCall <n...@datastax.com>
Subject Re: HUnavailableException: : May not be enough replicas present to handle consistency level.
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2011 20:55:20 GMT
Yes - you would need at least 3 replicas per data center to use
LOCAL_QUORUM and survive a node failure.

On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 3:51 PM, Oleg Tsvinev <oleg.tsvinev@gmail.com> wrote:
> Do you mean I need to configure 3 replicas in each DC and keep using
> LOCAL_QUORUM? In which case, if I'm following your logic, even one of
> the 3 goes down I'll still have 2 to ensure LOCAL_QUORUM succeeds?
>
> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 1:44 PM, Nate McCall <nate@datastax.com> wrote:
>> In your options, you have configured 2 replicas for each data center:
>> Options: [DC2:2, DC1:2]
>>
>> If one of those replicas is down, then LOCAL_QUORUM will fail as there
>> is only one replica left 'locally.'
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 3:35 PM, Oleg Tsvinev <oleg.tsvinev@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> from http://www.datastax.com/docs/0.8/consistency/index:
>>>
>>> <A “quorum” of replicas is essentially a majority of replicas, or RF /
>>> 2 + 1 with any resulting fractions rounded down.>
>>>
>>> I have RF=2, so majority of replicas is 2/2+1=2 which I have after 3rd
>>> node goes down?
>>>
>>> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 1:22 PM, Nate McCall <nate@datastax.com> wrote:
>>>> It looks like you only have 2 replicas configured in each data center?
>>>>
>>>> If so, LOCAL_QUORUM cannot be achieved with a host down same as with
>>>> QUORUM on RF=2 in a single DC cluster.
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 1:40 PM, Oleg Tsvinev <oleg.tsvinev@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>> I believe I don't quite understand semantics of this exception:
>>>>>
>>>>> me.prettyprint.hector.api.exceptions.HUnavailableException: : May not
>>>>> be enough replicas present to handle consistency level.
>>>>>
>>>>> Does it mean there *might be* enough?
>>>>> Does it mean there *is not* enough?
>>>>>
>>>>> My case is as following - I have 3 nodes with keyspaces configured as
following:
>>>>>
>>>>> Replication Strategy: org.apache.cassandra.locator.NetworkTopologyStrategy
>>>>> Durable Writes: true
>>>>> Options: [DC2:2, DC1:2]
>>>>>
>>>>> Hector can only connect to nodes in DC1 and configured to neither see
>>>>> nor connect to nodes in DC2. This is for replication by Cassandra
>>>>> means, asynchronously between datacenters DC1 and DC2. Each of 6 total
>>>>> nodes can see any of the remaining 5.
>>>>>
>>>>> and inserts with LOCAL_QUORUM CL work fine when all 3 nodes are up.
>>>>> However, this morning one node went down and I started seeing the
>>>>> HUnavailableException: : May not be enough replicas present to handle
>>>>> consistency level.
>>>>>
>>>>> I believed if I have 3 nodes and one goes down, two remaining nodes
>>>>> are sufficient for my configuration.
>>>>>
>>>>> Please help me to understand what's going on.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>

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