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Re: MD5 in the read path


>
> Thank you all for the response.
> For RandomPartitioner, MD5 is used to avoid collision. However, why is it
> necessary for comparing data between different replicas? Is it not feasible
> to use CRC for data comparison?
>
My understanding is that it is not necessary to use MD5 and we can switch
out the message digest function as long as we have an upgrade path. I
believe this is the goal of
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-13292.

-Joey