Are there any practical datasets that, by their nature, cannot be partitioned in any practical way? I am wondering about this because such datasets would be ill-suited to scaling out on commodity ...
In MySQL Cluster, and generally in sharded databases, how is a compound primary key's modulus calculated? Say, for example, there are two tables that have primary keys like so: CREATE TABLE Orders ...
In brief: I'm developing a database that handles GTFS datasets from multiple transit agencies. Each dataset contains millions of rows in the stop_times.txt file (and thus its corresponding table). ...
This is a follow-on from a previous question. I've never worked with SQL Server partitioning but I currently faced with designing a database for which the volumes probably warrant it. The system is ...