Home > Explore core features Tip Use your local cluster to explore all the core features of YugabyteDB. Linear scalability Reliable, rapid scaling for both writes and reads. Fault tolerance Resilient and self-healing. Global distribution Multi-region deployments made easy. Auto-sharding and rebalancing Purpose-built for large, ever-growing datasets. Follower reads Reduce read latency by reading from follower replicas. Observabililty Observable at every layer of the database using Prometheus. Change data capture (CDC) Stream data changes from YugabyteDB to external systems. Two data center (2DC) Replicate data changes between two geo-distributed data centers.