What is Snaptime?

The snaptime is global system counter that dates back to the installation of a VAST cluster and is advanced synchronously across all the VAST Servers in a cluster. Metadata updates are timestamped with current snaptime as they’re written. [button type='solid-icon' url=" https://vastdata.com/whitepaper/#low-overhead-snapshots" label='Learn more about how Snaptimes work' btn-color='blue']

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