Sharding, and all that

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at
Thu Dec 18 12:16:28 GMT 2008

On 18 Dec 2008, at 10:19, Mark Fowler wrote:

> So,
> It's nearly the new year and the time for new projects.  On my  
> project radar for next year is "consider (better) sharding our MySQL  
> database."

There's really good stuff in the Sybase Unleashed book on horizontal
and vertical partitioning. And as people have said, you can partition
by "kind" of data.

"sharding" is a horrible term.

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