Coda File System

Re: Optimistic Replication? Was: Write-Disconnected Volume

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Mon, 3 May 2004 15:32:14 -0400
On Mon, May 03, 2004 at 11:03:49AM -0700, Mike Fedyk wrote:
> Ivan Popov wrote:
> >Full file caching is a fundamental design choice. The unique properties
> >of Coda are due to that design. Use another file system if huge files
> >are important - but then forget disconnected operation and optimistic
> >replication.
> What's Optimistic Replication?

I wouldn't call it optimistic replication, but I guess Ivan was
referring to the fact that Coda allows a write operation to succeed
when less than (N/2)+1 replicas of a volume are available.

Received on 2004-05-03 15:36:22