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From Deming Shi <deming....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Basic Cassandra Architecture questions
Date Fri, 11 Feb 2011 02:23:33 GMT
The client has to specify a node or a set of nodes in the cluster to connect
to. These nodes/this node will handle the request first.
In the cluster, nodes will gossip with each other about their information,
so that it will know which node has the key/value.

Stanley

On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 9:36 AM, mcasandra <mohitanchlia@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> I am reading interesting white paper about Dynamo. I might have to read it
> again :) but I have a simple question, when a request comes in which node
> handles the request first and how does it determine which node has the
> key/value? Also, how cassandra ensures that read/write always O(1)
> complexity? Can someone please explain that in detail?
>
> http://www.allthingsdistributed.com/2007/10/amazons_dynamo.html
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