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From Rob Coli <>
Subject Re: counters + replication = awful performance?
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:34:02 GMT
On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 7:15 AM, Edward Capriolo <> wrote:
> I may be wrong but during a bootstrap hints can be silently discarded, if
> the node they are destined for leaves the ring.

Yeah :

> A user like this might benefit from DANGER counters. They are not looking
> for perfection, only better performance, and the counter row keys themselves
> role over in 5 minutes anyway.

Yep, I agree that if you don't care about accurate counting, Cassandra
counters may be for you. Cassandra counters in mongo mode are even
more web scale! The unfortunate thing is that people seem to assume
that software does what it is supposed to do, and probably do not get
a great impression of said software when it doesn't. :D


=Robert Coli
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