What is random replica distribution database?
Random replica distribution database refers to a data replication scheme in which data is shared randomly across a cluster to ensure accuracy and consistency between redundant sources, such as hardware or software. It’s done to improve reliability, accessibility, or fault tolerance and ensures data consistency and zero data loss results from node or rack failures.
Aerospike has implemented random replication distribution in the database in order to avoid having a single cluster node have to deliver all of the data of a failed node. By using partitioned nodes, read/write/update operations continue until the network can fully connect all nodes.