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This documentation applies only to Riak Enterprise, Basho’s commercial extension to Riak. If you’d like to talk to us about using Riak Enterprise, please let us know.

Riak Enterprise is a commercially distributed product built on Riak (Apache 2.0-licensed) that extends Riak's capabilities with Multi-Datacenter Replication, SNMP monitoring, JMX-Monitoring, and 24x7 support.

When Multi-Datacenter Replication is enabled, one cluster acts as a “source cluster.” The source cluster replicates its data to one or more “sink clusters” through a full or realtime sync process. Data transfer is unidirectional by default (source → sink). Bidirectional synchronization can be achieved, however, by configuring a pair of connections between clusters.

Multi-datacenter features can serve a variety of purposes, including but not limited to the following: