Master-Slave Databases are a common configuration of databases considering it allows replication making sure you don’t lose data in case of system failure. It also allows you to remove the burden from one database, and share it among many, making it an essential part of a good system. This feature can be especially useful for data analysis purposes.

Like any good system, we at Practo always have a database with a slave attached to it, and thanks to AWS RDS, we don’t have to worry about the data consistency across the master and slave database. …

Ishan Joshi

Engineering @Practo

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