Scylla Manager, Repair and Tombstones

Scylla Manager, Repair and Tombstones

This lesson deals with what repair is and why it is needed tombstones, why it is important, and Scylla Manager.
Scylla Manager is a centralized cluster administration and recurrent tasks automation tool. Scylla Manager can schedule tasks such as repairs and backups.
Scylla Repair is a process that runs in the background and synchronizes the data between nodes so that eventually, all the replicas hold the same data. Data stored on nodes can become inconsistent with other replicas over time, which is why repairs are a necessary part of database maintenance. Using Scylla repair makes data on the node consistent with the other nodes in the cluster. The best use of Scylla repair is to have the Scylla Manager schedule and run the repairs for you.
You can also learn more about Scylla Manager here.

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