Is it just the counters they are using mysql/postgresql for or also the list of stories?

e.g. get me the top stories in category x.

On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 12:50 PM, Ryan King <> wrote:
They don't use cassandra for it yet.


On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 9:00 AM, S Ahmed <> wrote:
> From what I read in another thread, Cassandra isn't used for isn't 'ideal'
> for keeping track of counts.
> For example, I would undertand this to mean keeping track of which stories
> were dugg.
> If this is true, how would a site like digg keep track of the 'dugg'
> counter?
> Also, I am assuming with eventual consistancy the number *may* not be 100%
> accurate.  If you wanted it to be accurate, would you just use the Quorom
> flag? (I believe quorom is to ensure all writes are written to disk)