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From Sylvain Lebresne <sylv...@datastax.com>
Subject Re: Counter Column
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2012 07:18:14 GMT
On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 9:11 AM, Avi-h <avihaim@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have encountered the following piece of information regarding the use of
> ‘Counter Column’ in Cassandra: “If a write fails unexpectedly (timeout or
> loss of connection to the coordinator node) the client will not know if the
> operation has been performed. A retry can result in an over count” (- quoted
> from  http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/Counters).
>
> is it still relevant?

It is (there is an open ticket to fix,
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-2495, but to be honest
we don't really have a good solution to fix it so far).

--
Sylvain

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