Sharding

Sharding

Sharding is a scaling technique for databases in which data is partitioned into smaller chunks where it can then be stored across multiple distinct servers.

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Michael Naval
Michael Naval edited on 9 December, 2017 3:10 pm
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Sharding

Sharding is a scaling technique that gets its idea from the traditional database sharding, where a database is broken down into pieces and stored in different servers.

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Sharding is a scaling technique that gets its idea from the traditional database sharding, where a database is broken down into pieces and stored in different servers. In the case of blockchain, the Ethereum blockchain would be separated and each part stored in different nodes on the network.

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