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From Toby DiPasquale <t...@cbcg.net>
Subject Re: serialized vector clock as global counter?
Date Mon, 15 Mar 2010 00:00:28 GMT
On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 6:37 PM, Dwight Merriman <dwight@10gen.com> wrote:
> yes - take a look at this app engine blog post:
>
> http://googleappengine.blogspot.com/2009/09/migration-to-better-datastore.html
>
> if i read this correctly, app engine data store is pretty much in the
> "strongly consistent" camp while cassandra is more eventually consistent --
> so really quite different.  you would get higher availability on an EC
> system but atomic updates become quite hard (at least when fully
> generalized)

I get that GAE Datastore is more in the strongly consistent camp, but
my proposal specified quorum reads and writes, also bringing it into
the strongly consistent camp, no?

-- 
Toby DiPasquale

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