Atomicity of if_not_modified?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Wed Jan 9 11:58:47 EST 2013

On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 10:33 AM, qaspar <snooper77 at> wrote:

>> When a Riak write "fails" the value can still have been written.
>> Failure is really just a notification that the write didn't complete as
>> requested, usually because one or more of the cluster writes failed.
> Can you post a link that confirms this when DW (on top of R) is set to 2 and
> N=3?

Do the initial reads to pick up the vector clock need to see a quorum
before any writes happen here?   I suppose you could still have a
scenario where the partitioning happens between these steps.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at

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