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Replication Factor and Search Factor

sanjubaba
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Why replication Factor is equal or greater than search factor?

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richgalloway
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Replication factor (RF) is the number of copies of a bucket.  Search factor (SF) is the number of those copies which are searchable.  You can't search more copies than you have so SF must be less than or equal to RF.

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richgalloway
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Replication factor (RF) is the number of copies of a bucket.  Search factor (SF) is the number of those copies which are searchable.  You can't search more copies than you have so SF must be less than or equal to RF.

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