Our team of MySQL database experts regularly blogs on topics that range from MySQL availability, MySQL replication, multi-master MySQL, and MySQL-aware proxies, all the way through to ‘how to’ content for our solutions: Tungsten Clustering, Tungsten Replicator and Tungsten Proxy.
MySQL Scalability: Sharding and Pod Architecture
Scalability is necessary to keep your database from crumbling under increased traffic. A scalable database must be able to handle larger data sets and more queries per second (both read and write), and the architecture must support these higher workloads seamlessly and efficiently. This blog attempts to explain what sharding is versus the pod architecture that some of our customers employ.