Database Clustering Tutorial 1 – Intro to Database Clustering

Here we are going to be discussing database clustering. Database clustering is when you have multiple computers working together that are all being used to store your data.

There are four primary reasons you should consider clustering:

  1. Data redundancy
  2. Load balancing (scalability)
  3. High availability
  4. Monitoring and automation

Data Redundancy

With database clustering, multiple computers work together to store data amongst each other. This gives us the advantage of data redundancy.

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