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From Ben Hood <>
Subject Re: Using the commit log for external synchronization
Date Sat, 22 Sep 2012 06:49:26 GMT

On Sep 22, 2012, at 0:39, Rob Coli <> wrote:

> The above gets you most of the way there, but Aaron's point about the
> commitlog not reflecting whether the app met its CL remains true. The
> possibility that Cassandra might coalesce to a value that the
> application does not know was successfully written is one of its known
> edge cases...

Thanks for pointing out the possibility using the replay facility, though I think I'll take
on board your observation that the CL is not guaranteed to give me the data I want to get
(aside from the fact that you would be building a dependency on an internal API).


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