default bucket settings

Martin Westergaard Lassen mwltrifork at
Tue Oct 9 01:31:27 EDT 2012

Hi Pawel

The "Concept" wiki page ( has a  good introduction to the most important paramters. Casing doesn't matter, so r=R.

The Riak Handbook has a good and deep explanation of what those parameters are

Martin Westergaard Lassen
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Den 08/10/2012 kl. 22.56 skrev kamiseq <kamiseq at>:

> Im looking for explanation what exactly r, pr, w, dw, pw, rw stands for.
> Im sorry if this was already posted but I cannot find anything on
> that. I tried,
> but it only describes N, R, W.
> do I understand correctly that W property is only considered when
> updating value and for first store N value is used? or is it:
> replicate data N times but return success if it was persisted to W
> vnodes.
> if DW is durable write then what W really means? can I get successful
> response after write operation without object being persisted to
> durable storage??
> I must admit Im quite confused here.
> And second question, If I set r, pr, w, dw, pw, rw in app.config for
> every configured node in cluster those values will not be added to
> gossiped information, right?
> pozdrawiam
> Paweł Kamiński
> kamiseq at
> pkaminski.prv at
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