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Re: How does cassandra achieve Linearizability?

It doesn't, nor does it claim to.

On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 4:09 PM Kant Kodali <kant@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
How does Cassandra achieve Linearizability with “Last write wins” (conflict resolution methods based on time-of-day clocks) ?

Relying on synchronized clocks are almost certainly non-linearizable, because clock timestamps cannot be guaranteed to be consistent with actual event ordering due to clock skew. isn't it?