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From Adam Kocoloski <kocol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: BigCouch merge - conflict management
Date Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:29:19 GMT
Hi Klaus, N is the number of replicas of each document, not the number of nodes in the cluster.
 You could have a 30 node cluster with N=1 and spread a database across all those nodes (Q
>= 30). With N=1 you'll still have the consistency properties that you desire. Regards,

Adam

On Apr 30, 2014, at 3:46 AM, Schroiff, Klaus <KlausS@fast.au.fujitsu.com> wrote:

> Hi Joan,
> 
> My thoughts circled more around N=x (-say- 5) ,W=1,R=1.
> Or to phrase it differently - we'd like to use horizontal scaling whereas HA is not achieve
in the same cluster but via (external) replication.
> 
> So in this case the behaviour is still the same as with N=W=R=1 ?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Klaus


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