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Multi-Master Architecture in PostgreSQL

Semab Tariq describes a scale-out technique for Postgres:

Multi-master architecture has gained significant traction in the world of database management, offering a solution to traditional limitations in scalabilityfault tolerance, and high availability. By allowing multiple nodes to operate as master, this architecture promises a more flexible and robust database system. However, along with these benefits come certain challenges, including data consistency, resource demands, and conflict resolution.

In this blog, we will explore what multi-master architecture is, delve into its key advantages, and discuss the potential drawbacks that come with its implementation. Also in our upcoming blogs, we will see how you can setup your first multi-master architecture with a tool called PGD (Postgres Distributed) by EnterpriseDB (EDB).

Read on to learn how it works, as well as some of the pros and cons of using it.

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