Additional ways to improve a cluster

1 minute readScalability

Clustering your CloudBees CD/RO configuration does not necessarily remove all single points of failure or potential performance bottlenecks from your system. There are other components that are part of the CloudBees CD/RO environment that you must consider to eliminate single points of failure or prevent performance bottlenecks.

Third-Party Software

The following items are widely-used third-party commercial products that are used in conjunction with CloudBees CD/RO. A variety of solutions and strategies to increase the reliability and scalability of these products and eliminate remaining single-points-of-failure are available from other vendors and sources.

  • Network

  • Load balancer

  • External database

  • File server used for the shared file system

CloudBees CD/RO Components

You can address some or all of the following potential issues with the following CloudBees CD/RO components. The issues you address depends on the level of reliability and performance you need for your system.

  • Repository server—You can mirror your artifacts across multiple repository servers.

  • CloudBees CD/RO procedures or steps—You can specify a resource pool of agents rather than a single agent.