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Sharded Cluster Test Architecture


Use the test cluster architecture for testing and development only.

For testing and development, you can deploy a minimal sharded clusters cluster. These non-production clusters have the following components:

Diagram of a sample sharded cluster for testing/development purposes only.  Contains only 1 config server, 1 ``mongos`` router, and at least 1 shard. The shard can be either a replica set or a standalone ``mongod`` instance.