Consistency & Consistency Levels: Distributed Data Stores


Consistency in Distributed Systems ensure all replicas have the same data. Consistency Levels allow you to tune your consistency depending on the needs of your application. Tunable Consistency in Cassandra follows the same.

In this article, we are going to talk about consistency in distributed systems. Consistency in a distributed context is not the same as consistency in RDBMS(Single Server). Consistency in a traditional RDBMS is about ensuring data correctness through constraints. You can find out more about Consistency in RDBMS through this blog.



Pratik Pandey -

Senior Engineer with experience in designing and architecting large scale distributed systems.