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From Jeff Williams <>
Subject Re: Confusion regarding the terms "replica" and "replication factor"
Date Wed, 30 May 2012 20:37:18 GMT

On May 30, 2012, at 10:32 PM, Edward Capriolo wrote:

> The snitch does use the datacenter and the rack but almost all
> deployments use a single rack per DC, because when you have more then
> one rack in a data center the NTS snitch has some logic to spread the
> data between racks. (most people do not want this behavior)

Out of curiosity, why would most people not want this behaviour? It seems like a good idea
from a availability perspective. 

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