database sharding

database sharding

Breaking up a database into pieces that are stored in separate servers. See database partitioning.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-August 2, 2019-Apollo implements database sharding
Apollo (APL), a cryptocurrency backed by the Apollo Foundation, said Friday it successfully implemented database sharding to reduce blockchain bloat.
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.
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.
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