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1 Introduction

EDB Ark - Overview – Section 2 provides information about EDB Ark functionality and architecture.
Accessing the Ark Console – Section 3 provides details about connecting to the Ark console.
Using the Ark Console – Section 4 introduces you to the EDB Ark graphical user interface, and provides an overview of the functionality offered by the user interface controls.
Creating a New Server Cluster – Section 5 walks you through how to create a server cluster, and how to create a developer sandbox.
Connecting an Application – Section 6 describes how to locate connection information for your server nodes, so your client applications can access your cluster.
Managing Backups and Recovery - Section 7 describes how to backup or restore a database hosted on EDB Ark.
Automatic Failover – Section 8 discusses EDB Ark failover functionality.
Manual Scaling – Section 9 describes how to manually scale up your database cluster by adding replica nodes or memory.
Automatic Scaling – Section 10 discusses how to set the automatic scale up thresholds for your database.
Load Balancing – Section 11 discusses how to use load balancing to optimize client performance.
Customizing Your Cluster - Section 12 discusses some of the ways you can customize your Ark cluster.
Database Management – Section 13 provides information about performing administrative tasks on an Ark cluster.
Troubleshooting – Section 14 provides helpful troubleshooting resources, and detailed information about how to recover from a console failure.
This document uses Postgres to mean either the PostgreSQL or EDB Postgres Advanced Server database.

1 Introduction

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