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We’ve published a new whitepaper on Replication vs. Caching. This whitepaper discusses the tradeoffs between two different ways of accelerating multi-site development. At the risk of giving away the punch line, here’s the key point to take away:
For accelerating offsite development, caching, especially when combined with intelligent prefetching, provides most of the advantages of replication without its many disadvantages. Setting up caches is cheap and easy. Replication is best suited for offsite backups, not for accelerating offsite development.