Sharding

A database shard is a horizontal partition in a database or search engine. Each individual partition is referred to as a shard or database shard.
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  • VIDEOS: Data @Scale Boston

    Featuring: Ryan Mack, Facebook Boston Site Lead Description: @Scale is a series of technical conferences for engineers who build or maintain systems that are designed for scale.   Building applications and services that scale to millions or even billions of people presents a complex set of engineering challenges, many of them unprecedented. The @Scale community is ...

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  • 7 Critical Success Factors for Ecommerce This Holiday

    … speed includes using a Content Delivery Network, enabling HTTP “keep alives,” using CSS sprites, minifying code and ensuring third party scripts like web analytics and social sharing don’t interrupt the loading page content. Domain sharding is another common performance optimization tactic, but may be detrimental to mobile performance. During…

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