KV store captain

KV store captain

noun

The KV store captain is the single instance in the app key value store that receives write operations. Other KV store instances replicate data from the captain.

In a search head cluster, when a node receives a write request, the KV store delegates the write to the KV store captain, while the KV store keeps read requests local.

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