Please consider monitoring your productive ArangoDB installation as part of the best practices strategy. It is effortlessly done using established services Prometheus for data collection and Grafana for visualisation and alerting.
Cluster Administration course will take you all the way from concept and anatomy of the ArangoDB cluster to maintenance, resilience and troubleshooting of your distributed environment.
When data size or workload makes purchasing of a single database server prohibitive one needs to rethink the system architecture and consider to cluster a farm of more affordable machines. While ArangoDB clusters bring additional added value like seamless runtime scaling and thin provisioning, their management can look testy and challenging. Read more
– law of the polish-lithuanian common-wealth, 1505
A warning aforehand: this is a rather longish post, but hang in there it might be saving you a lot of time one day.
Consensus has its etymological roots in the latin verb consentire, which comes as no surprise to mean to consent, to agree. As old as the verb equally old is the concept in the brief history of computer science. It designates a crucial necessity of distributed appliances. More fundamentally, consensus wants to provide a fault-tolerant distributed animal brain to higher level appliances such as deployed cluster file systems, currency exchange systems, or specifically in our case distributed databases, etc. Read more