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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: A fix for those who suffer from GC storm by tombstones
Date Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:18:17 GMT
On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 1:57 AM, DuyHai Doan <> wrote:

>  Read Repair belongs to the Anti-Entropy procedures to ensure that
> eventually, data from all replicas do converge. Tombstones are data
> (deletion marker) so they need to be exchanged between replicas. By
> skipping tombstone you prevent the data convergence with regard to
> deletion.

Read repair is an optimization. I would probably just disable it in OP's
case and rely entirely on AES repair, because the 8303 approach makes read
repair not actually repair in some cases...


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