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From Anand Somani <meatfor...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Storing Accounting Data
Date Tue, 21 Jun 2011 21:14:19 GMT
Not sure if it is that simple, a quorum can fail with writes happening on
some nodes (there is no rollback). Also there is no concept of atomic
compare-and-swap.

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 2:03 PM, AJ <aj@dude.podzone.net> wrote:

> **
> On 6/21/2011 2:50 PM, Stephen Connolly wrote:
>
> how important are things like transactional consistency for you?
>
> would you have issues if only one side of a transfer was recorded?
>
>
> Right.  Both of those questions are about consistency.  Isn't the simple
> solution is to use QUORUM read/writes?
>
>  cassandra, out of the box, on it's own, would not be ideal if the above
> two things are important for you.
>
> you can add components to a system to help address these things, eg
> zookeeper, etc. a reason why you moght do this is if you already use
> cassandra in your app and are trying to limit the number of databases
>
> - Stephen
>
> ---
> Sent from my Android phone, so random spelling mistakes, random nonsense
> words and other nonsense are a direct result of using swype to type on the
> screen
> On 21 Jun 2011 18:30, "AJ" <aj@dude.podzone.net> wrote:
>
>
>

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