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What Is GaussDB(for openGauss)?

Updated at: Jan 14, 2022 GMT+08:00

GaussDB(for openGauss) is an enterprise-grade distributed relational database from Huawei. GaussDB(for openGauss) features hybrid transactional/analytical processing (HTAP) workloads and intra-city cross-AZ deployment with zero data loss. With a distributed architecture, GaussDB(for openGauss) supports petabytes of storage and contains more than 1,000 nodes per DB instance. It is highly available, secure, and scalable and provides capabilities including quick deployment, backup, restoration, monitoring, and alarm reporting for enterprises. openGauss community provides open-source standalone and primary/standby instances for partners and developers to build an open and prosperous database ecosystem.

The overall architecture of a distributed instance is as follows:

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