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satvantsingh_190085 asked ·

Do nodes keep gossip metadata in memory or disk?

During gossip communication does nodes keep meta data information in memory (cache etc ) or at disk ?

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Erick Ramirez answered ·

Nodes hold gossip information both in memory and on disk in the system.peers table.

By persisting information about its peers in a table, a node can determine its neighbours and the cluster topology quick after it has been restarted.

For more info, see Internode communications.

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