[erlang-questions] generic replication bahaviour

Henning Diedrich <>
Tue Jun 1 02:07:46 CEST 2010


> (*) Reading Brewer's writings about CAP and then the Gilbert & Lynch
> proof, the formal definition of "P" is a tricky thing.
>   
Did you read Stonebrakers latest take on the P?

http://cacm.acm.org/blogs/blog-cacm/83396-errors-in-database-systems-eventual-consistency-and-the-cap-theorem/fulltext
& Robinson's response 
http://www.cloudera.com/blog/2010/04/cap-confusion-problems-with-partition-tolerance/

In case you're interested, Stonebraker will lecture on that, too, at June 3
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/955469336

"Urban Myths" about SQL [...]"Myth #7: in CAP the theorem, choose AP 
over CA "


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