Determining How Many Ultrasound Environments to Install

An Ultrasound environment is a controller and database that are configured to communicate only with each other. The paired controller and database can monitor a single replica set or multiple replica sets. Use the following guidelines to make your choice:

Use a separate Ultrasound environment for each replica set if you have a combination of these factors:

Use a single Ultrasound environment to monitor multiple replica sets if you have a combination of these factors:

If you decide to use multiple Ultrasound environments, the controller for each environment must be installed on a separate computer and use a different database name, though you can use the same database server instance.