TDengine has a native distributed design and provides the ability to scale out. A few nodes can form a TDengine cluster. If you need higher processing power, you just need to add more nodes into the cluster. TDengine uses virtual node technology to virtualize a node into multiple virtual nodes to achieve load balancing. At the same time, TDengine can group virtual nodes on different nodes into virtual node groups, and use the replication mechanism to ensure the high availability of the system. The cluster feature of TDengine is completely open source.
This chapter mainly introduces cluster deployment, maintenance, and how to achieve high availability and load balancing.
The previous section, [Deployment],(/cluster/deploy) showed you how to deploy and start a cluster from scratch. Once a cluster is ready, the status of dnode(s) in the cluster can be shown at any time. Dnodes can be managed from the TDengine CLI. New dnode(s) can be added to scale out the cluster, an existing dnode can be removed and you can even perform load balancing manually, if necessary.
📄️ HA & LB
High Availability of Vnode