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What is a Metro Storage Cluster?

30.1.2018 by Al McCloud

Metro storage clustering allows one solution to be stretched across two physically separate data centres. At UKFast, this means we can extend your eCloud Private or eCloud Hybrid environment across two UKFast DC buildings in different places, and in doing so decrease risk and balance workloads. How does it work? It’s a bit like splitting your cash when you’re on holiday. You tuck stashes of cash in a back pocket, or down your sock, so that you'll have some when you need it, even if you're pickpocketed or lose your bag. Metro storage clustering is exactly the same approach – we split up the…