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From Sasha Dolgy <>
Subject Re: Docs: Token Selection
Date Fri, 17 Jun 2011 16:37:26 GMT
+1 for this if it is possible...

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 6:31 PM, Eric tamme <> wrote:
>> What I don't like about NTS is I would have to have more replicas than I
>> need.  {DC1=2, DC2=2}, RF=4 would be the minimum.  If I felt that 2 local
>> replicas was insufficient, I'd have to move up to RF=6 which seems like a
>> waste... I'm predicting data in the TB range so I'm trying to keep replicas
>> to a minimum.
>> My goal is to have 2-3 replicas in a local data center and 1 replica in
>> another dc.  I think that would be enough barring a major catastrophe.  But,
>> I'm not sure this is possible.  I define "local" as in the same data center
>> as the client doing the insert/update.
> Yes, not being able to configure the replication factor differently
> for each data center is a bit annoying.  Im assuming you basically
> want DC1 to have a replication factor of {DC1:2, DC2:1} and DC2 to
> have {DC1:1,DC2:2}.
> I would very much like that feature as well, but I dont know the
> feasibility of it.
> -Eric

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