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From Manu Zhang <>
Subject why set replica placement strategy at keyspace level ?
Date Sun, 27 Jan 2013 03:15:17 GMT
Although I've got to know Cassandra for quite a while, this question 
only has occurred to me recently:

Why are the replica placement strategy and replica factors set at the 
keyspace level?

Would setting them at the column family level offers more flexibility?

Is this because it's easier for user to manage an application? Or 
related to internal implementation? Or it's just that I've overlooked 

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