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From Jonathan Lacefield <>
Subject Re: read one -- internal behavior
Date Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:44:17 GMT
B is the answer

> On Mar 7, 2014, at 7:35 PM, James Lyons <> wrote:
> I'm wondering about the following scenario.
> Consider a cluster of nodes with replication say 3.
> When performing a read at "read one" consistency and lets say my client isn't smart enough
to route the request to the Cassandra node housing the data at first.  the contacted node
acts as a coordinator and forwards the request to:
> A) a node that houses the data and waits for a reply, possibly timesout and re-issues
to another in a failure or slow host scenario.
> or
> B) all (3) the nodes that house the data and returns after any one of them replies.
> I'm hoping for B... anyone know for sure?

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