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In this short blog post we are going to give you a quick overview of the components that make up a YugabyteDB universe.
YugabyteDB is composed of nodes. We collectively refer to this collection of all nodes as a universe. These nodes can be physical machines, virtual machines or containers (e.g. Kubernetes).
A YugabyteDB universe is made up of one or more clusters. At a minimum it will contain a primary cluster,