[erlang-questions] Shutting down Mnesia with replicas and dirty reads

Håkan Mattsson <>
Mon Jun 14 10:20:56 CEST 2010

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 8:06 PM, Igor Ribeiro Sucupira <> wrote:

> My question is: using transactions/sync_transactions, are all
> operations guaranteed to succeed even if one of the replicas goes down
> during the operation, as long as there's at least one replica
> remaining, accessible and perfectly operational?

Yes, but when the replica goes down it may cause the transaction
to be restarted. If it is restarted it will imply that your fun will be
executed again.

Håkan Mattsson
Tail-f Systems

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