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Configuration scenarios

Martini is flexible enough to accommodate different deployment architectures. Depending on how you plan to use it, one setup may be preferable over another. Certain scenarios call for different set-ups and this page briefly discusses the most common of them.

A diagram of the common configuration scenarios in Martini

It is important to know the deployment model of choice because some deployment models offer more flexibility than others. To summarize, an on-premise deployment would give you the freedom to set-up your instances however you like, while deployments on TORO Cloud automatically assume and maintain a three-tier network architecture (high availability).

Below are typical configuration scenarios for Martini:

Configuration Scenario Summary
Simple A single Martini instance on a single machine (typically a desktop computer) for testing and inspection purposes.
Three-tier network architecture (simple) The minimal configuration required for a three-tier network architecture.
Three-tier network architecture (high availability) An extensive implementation of the three-tier architecture, ensuring availability with the use of back-ups and clustering.
Staging/UAT/QA A staging environment used to replicate production environments.
Production For live or public servers.
Clustered Similar to the concept of the three-tier, high availability design; differing in how clusters are implemented.
Headless For environments which forego the use of user interfaces.

The following pages will describe each of these scenarios in more detail. If the need arises. you may use these as a basis for your own custom set-up.