What you'll learn

Level: Intermediate and Advanced

YugabyteDB Anywhere allows operators to manage asynchronous replication between independent YugabyteDB clusters, known as a xCluster replication. In this Day 2 operations module, you will learn how to implement both unidirectional and bidirectional Cluster replication between YugabyteDB clusters. 


What you'll need

  • Operating System
    macOS 10.12+, Ubuntu 16.04+, or Windows+

  • Chromium web browser
    Chrome, Opera, or Microsoft Edge

  • YugabyteDB Managed sandbox cluster

  • YugabyteDB Community Slack account

Course agenda

Duration: 35 minutes

  1. 01
    • 👋 Welcome!

  2. 02
    • Introduction

    • Asynchronous replication

    • xCluster pollers

    • Transactions

    • Transaction modes

    • Non-transactional, unidirectional xCluster deployment

    • Non-transactional, bidirectional xCluster deployment

    • Transactional xCluster deployments

    • Replication management

    • Schema changes

    • Unplanned failover for disaster recovery

    • Knowledge check

  3. 03
    • 📚 Additional resources

    • 🧰 Your YugabyteDB skill on LinkedIn

    • 🦶Next Steps

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The answers you seek

  • Is this module part of a larger course?

    Yes, this Troubleshooting module is part of a larger course, YugabyteDB Anywhere Operations. Rather than waiting to release the course as an entire unit several months from now, the team at Yugabyte University is releasing modules as they are completed.

  • What is the cost?

    YugabyteDB University courses are FREE, so enroll today!

  • For this course, do I need to purchases a YugabyteDB software license?

    You do not need to purchase a YugabyteDB software license for this course. YugabyteDB is open source software.

    You can sign up for Yugabyte Cloud Free cluster without a credit card or payment method.

  • Do I need to sign up for a YugabyteDB Managed Free cluster?


    Most of our courses require a YugabyteDB Managed cluster, so an on-demand YugabyteDB Managed cluster is a great option. However, the labs in this course use Gitpod. A 3 node YugabyteDB cluster runs in your Gitpod environment.

  • Sometimes I get stuck. How can I get help?

    If you get stuck, help is a literally a click away. In the Course Player header bar, select Discussions and post a question, concern, or even suggestion.

    We also have a #training channel on YugabyteDB Public Slack.