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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: asynchronous writes (aka consistency = 0)
Date Tue, 30 Aug 2011 13:17:42 GMT
On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 6:54 AM, Sylvain Lebresne <> wrote:
> If you don't want to wait for the write to be applied by Cassandra before
> doing something else, then you can do that easily[1] client side.


Also consider that if you did have local replicas in each DC you could
get low-latency reads from that as well.  Cassandra is designed to
trade some replication overhead for latency and reliability; generally
you're better served by accepting that instead of fighting it. :)

Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of DataStax, the source for professional Cassandra support

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