Millisecond resolution on last-write-wins

Justin Sheehy justin at basho.com
Thu Nov 12 10:56:41 EST 2009


Hi Jonathan,

On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 10:32 AM, Jonathan Lee <jonathan_lee at comcast.com> wrote:

> Can the last-write-wins policy (i.e. setting allow_mult to false) be
> modified to support millisecond resolution?

It not only can, it soon will.

We're in the process of switching from using RFC1123 format to a tuple
of integers for the timestamp, which gives a performance win (from
less header processing) and has the side effect of giving more
precision for comparisons.

Expect to see that change very soon -- it's already mostly done.

-Justin




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