database sharding

database sharding

Breaking up a database into pieces that are stored in separate servers. See database partitioning.
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A provider of database performance tools, CodeFutures offers a code generator that helps software developers be more productive by automatically generating DAO code for accessing relational databases, as well as a software product that allows database sharding to be applied to existing applications and databases.
The company's initial offering is a radically simple database appliance that enables applications to scale to unlimited users, transactions and data, eliminates database sharding and automates fault tolerance.
It means that Cloudant engineers are behind the scenes running the service 24/7, helping customers with things like database sharding, adding server nodes to a database cluster, system monitoring, and performance optimization.
dbShards--uses database sharding to help companies to scale large, high-volume databases
CodeFutures' database sharding tool uses a "shared-nothing" partitioning scheme that breaks down high-volume databases into individual "shards," in turn distributing these shards across a number of commodity or cloud-based servers.
CodeFutures Corporation: Database-performance tools that dramatically increase scalability and performance, including the only commercially available database sharding solution.
Strategic Partnership with RightScale Brings Benefits of Database Sharding to the Cloud
the leader in cloud computing management, to bring all the benefits and reliability of database sharding to the cloud.
Database sharding is a "shared-nothing" partitioning scheme that solves these problems by enabling new levels of scalability and reliability.
The dbShards solution allows for unprecedented reliability and near-linear database scalability for mixed-use Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) databases, using a variety of techniques from simple load balancing to advanced database sharding.
By combining cloud computing and database sharding technology, users will have a scalable, cost-effective way to manage and control their database applications on the cloud.
This challenge drives the need for database sharding.
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