Category Archives: Scalability

Data Elasticity Through Database Sharding

Successfully achieving elastic scale is no trivial task, don’t be led to believe otherwise. It is without a doubt the most fun, challenging and exciting journey with HUGE rewards. Continue reading

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SQL Database Sharding Patterns

I highlight the key components and concepts when working with the sharding and then dive right into demoing the library to illustrate how the library can be used to implement sharding patterns into SQL Database. The sample library is available for customers to modify/extend/use and is compiled from engaging with customers who have taken on the task of creating customer sharding solutions. Continue reading

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DAL – Sharding of RDBMS

The benefits of sharding assists in far more than just capacity related scenarios. For the purposes of this post we will focus on sharding an RDBMS that is implemented in Azure SQL Database platform, and primarily serves OLTP scenarios Continue reading

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