[Gluster-devel] Faster hashing for DHT

Jeff Darcy jdarcy at redhat.com
Wed Jan 6 14:29:49 UTC 2010

On 01/05/2010 07:56 PM, Martin Fick wrote:
> Hmm, if it were collision resistant, wouldn't that mean that you would need one server for each file you want to store?  I suspect you want many collisions, just a good even distribution of those collisions,

"Collision resistance" in this context usually refers to avoidance of
*spurious* collisions - i.e. those above the level that would occur with
an ideal distribution - so "even distribution" is a good summary of its
practical effect.

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