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De-Mystifying Tungsten Cluster Topologies, Part 2: CAA vs. MSAA
In this short post we will highlight the key differences between Multi-Site Active/Active (MSAA) and Composite Active/Active (CAA) topologies. The core principle behind an active/active topology is that you have more than one writable cluster. So why do we have more than one type of Active/Active topology?