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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: Question about sharding of rows and atomicity
Date Wed, 05 Oct 2011 18:15:25 GMT
On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 1:09 PM, Don Smith <> wrote:
> Does Cassandra shard the columns of a single row across multiple nodes so
> that to read the columns of the row it may need access to multiple nodes?
> I'd say "no."


>   Will a read from a given node ever return partial results or
> is the write to a node of a row atomic?

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

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