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September 27, 2016  4:32 PM

Sharding

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Cloud Computing, Sharding

Sharding is a type of database partitioning that separates very large databases the into smaller, faster, more easily managed parts called data shards. The word shard means a small part of a whole.

September 22, 2016  7:15 PM

noisy neighbor

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Cloud Computing

Noisy neighbor is a phrase used to describe a cloud computing infrastructure co-tenant that monopolizes bandwidth, disk I/O, CPU and other resources, and can negatively affect other users' cloud performance. The noisy neighbor effect causes other virtual machines and applications that share the...


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