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anshulsaini asked ·

Why does one of three nodes with RF=3 show more disk usage?

Topology - 3 nodes, 2 DC, RF=3

Consistency READ/WRITE - LOCAL QUORUM

C* version 2.1

1 out of 3 node on both DC, shows more disk usage (> 50%) than the other 2.

As per my understanding the data should be distribute equally across the nodes as the RF is 3 and we have only 3 nodes in one DC.

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Erick Ramirez answered ·

You are correct in that each node should have a full copy of the data when each DC has 3 nodes and RF=3. However, you haven't provided enough information for us to work out what the underlying problem is.

You need to verify that your identification of "shows more disk usage" is correct. If you're comparing disk space at the filesystem layer, it isn't necessarily a good check since you need to verify for the existence of snapshots. Cheers!

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