Grokking the Advanced System Design Interview
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Let's explore how Cassandra uses gossip protocol to keep track of the state of the system.

How does Cassandra use gossip protocol?

Cassandra uses gossip protocol that allows each node to keep track of state information about the other nodes in the cluster. Nodes share state information with each other to stay in sync. Gossip protocol is a peer-to-peer communication mechanism in which nodes periodically exchange state information about themselves and other nodes they know about




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