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Mastering RethinkDB by Shahid Shaikh

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Creating and handling a RethinkDB cluster

We have done enough of theory; let's deal with clustering in RethinkDB. Till now we have covered what clustering really is in terms of computing and what it provides us. In this section, we are going to learn how we can perform clustering in RethinkDB, which by nature is a distributed database.

We will also learn how to add new machines into our existing cluster, manage them from the RethinkDB administrative screen, and monitor them for any errors.

We have two ways to perform RethinkDB clustering:

  • In the same machine with a different RethinkDB instance
  • In a different machine with a different RethinkDB instance

Creating a RethinkDB cluster in the same machine

We can create a RethinkDB cluster in the same machine ...

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