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How Erasure Coding is Not Like Replication

Sat, 07 Mar 2015 00:19:08 GMT

Harish Mallipeddi
Sat, 07 Mar 2015 00:19:08 GMT

This really depends on what consistency requirements you had on the replicated system to begin with. If you wanted any form of strong consistency (sequential consistency for instance), then there really won't be much of a difference between replicated vs EC – you've to publish your writes to replicas atomically.