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From Robert Coli <>
Subject Re: Implications of ramping up max_hint_window_in_ms
Date Tue, 06 Jan 2015 20:49:47 GMT
On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 11:14 AM, Ryan Svihla <> wrote:

> woops wrong thread..ignore that :) Robert is correct in this regard by and
> large even though I disagree with the tradeoff, as my experience has shown
> me, for a lot of use cases it's not a happy tradeoff, YMMV and there are
> some that do exist (low write throughput).

FWIW, I agree with there being meaningful risk, mostly related as you say
to hints being contained with SSTables (until 3.0) and all that implies.
That's why my original statement included a disclaimer that it used to be
very bad and is now just less-bad. :D


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