Preventing the problem of data corruption
Split brain is the name given to the phenomenon witnessed when two servers lose connection but continue operating. As the servers aren’t synchronized, they write data independently, causing that data to become corrupted.
Watch our short handy tech tip below to find out why split brain can end up giving you a headache, and how to avoid it, but utilizing a quorum witness.
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