Chapter 3. Distributed Design

This chapter is dedicated to discussing how a distributed design of Orchestrators looks and can be designed. We will be discussing the following recipes:

  • Building an Orchestrator cluster
  • Load-balancing Orchestrator
  • Upgrading a cluster
  • Managing remote Orchestrator
  • Synchronizing Orchestrator elements between Orchestrator servers


Why a full chapter dedicated to multiple Orchestrators? Well... since Orchestrator became the central turning stone for vRealize automation, there are more and more customers that distribute and protect their Orchestrator infrastructure.

We differentiate between different goals and scenarios, such as high availability (HA), workload spreading, scaling out, and bandwidth optimization and ...

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