Back to Basics: Database Sharding to Horizontally Scale Databases

Published on 17 Nov 2023, 1:13
Growing databases or increases in number of customers is a good thing for your business. It does however bring challenges when working with relational databases. In the recent years, database sharding has emerged as a design pattern to handle database growth while maintaining required performance. In this episode, join Anuj as he discusses the database scalability challenge, when and why is it important to horizontally scale the database along with benefits and challenges of horizontally scaling your databases.

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