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From Per Olesen <>
Subject Re: Is ReplicationFactor values number of replicas or number of copies of data?
Date Mon, 07 Jun 2010 20:01:11 GMT

On Jun 7, 2010, at 6:05 PM, Benjamin Black wrote:

> There is no 'master' so all copies are replicas.  RF=1 means 1 node
> has the data, RF=2 means 2 do, etc.

Okay, thanks (and thanks to Ran also).

I guess 0 doesn't make sense then, and that RF=1 is a bad idea if I want some protection against
data loss too.

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