ETags vs Vectorclocks

Piyush Purang ppurang at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 03:54:04 EST 2011


Hi Riak Team,

I am a bit confused over etags and vector-clocks usage.

If I can do conditional gets and puts using etags, why do I need
Vector clocks or to ask it another way around if I am doing
conditional gets and puts using etags then should I still be sending
in the vector clock?

What is the overlap in functionality and when is one better than the other?

Cheers
Piyush




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