"since the write will fail if one of the target nodes is down"
I thought Hinted handoff will take care of this Right? Write will never fail insted it will write to another node right?

correct me if i am wrong.

Thanks and Regards,
</VJ>




On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 7:26 AM, Jonathan Ellis <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:
N: guarantees consistent reads without having to wait for a quorum, so
you trade write latency and availability (since the write will fail if
one of the target nodes is down) for 100% consistency and reduced read
latency