Hybrid environments, where a part of the database infrastructure is located on-prem and some of it is located in a public cloud are not uncommon. There may be different reasons to use such setup - scalability, flexibility, high availability, disaster recovery. How to implement this setup in a proper way? This might be challenging as you have to consider several pieces of a puzzle that have to fit together. This blog is intended to give you some insights into how such a setup may look like.
We are not going into details here because there are many ways of setting up connectivity between your on-prem setup and the public cloud. It will depend on the infrastructure you have in place, the public cloud you want to use and many other factors. Range of options may start with BGP-enabled routers, through hardware VPN, software VPN ending up on SSH tunnels as a way to temporarily connect your network to the instances in a public …[Read more]