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Keeping the Transactions Lightweight in Cassandra 2.0

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Keeping the Transactions Lightweight in Cassandra 2.0

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There's an in-depth post the Datastax about doing lightweight transactions in Cassandra.  It's an interesting read for those looking into the tradeoffs between availability and consistency in their database system.

Lightweight Transactions in Cassandra 2.0 


The Paxos consensus protocol is a big part of the tutorial, so here's a little primer  on that.

 

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