Data distribution and replication

In DataStax Enterprise, data distribution and replication go together. DSE organizes data by table and uses a prinary key to identify unique records, helping determine the node on which to store data. Replicas are copies of rows stored on multiple nodes to ensure reliability and fault tolerance. A replica also refers to data first written. All replicas are equally important; there is no primary replica.

Learn the important concept of how the data is distributed to the nodes in a cluster.

Features affecting replication include:

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