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From Peter Schuller <>
Subject Re: Local quorum reads
Date Fri, 18 Nov 2011 23:04:41 GMT
>> My expectation is that LOCAL_QUORUM dictates that it will return a record once a majority
(N/2 +1) of replicas reports back.
> Yes, the RF and the number of hosts that are up within the replica set
> of the row in question is what matters.

And note that this is for fundamental reasons. A node that is not part
of the replica set (and is not expected to have any data for the row)
cannot usefully participate in the read.

/ Peter Schuller (@scode,

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