Sharding with the Fishes

Sharding is the not-so-revolutionary way that MongoDB scales writes (it’s very similar to techniques described in the Big Table paper and by PNUTS) but many people are unfamiliar with what it is and how it works. ┬áIf you’ve seen a talk on MongoDB or looked at the website, you’ve probably seen a diagram of shardingContinue reading “Sharding with the Fishes”