Oracle Sharding is a scale-out relational database architecture where data is horizontally partitioned across multiple discrete databases that share no hardware or software. It provides linear scalability, fault isolation and geographic data distribution for applications designed for a sharded architecture. Checkout this video to learn how Oracle Sharding automates the deployment of sharded databases, supports elastic scaling and automatic rebalancing, direct routing, proxy routing for multi-shard queries. It does all this while rendering strict consistency, full power of SQL, and the proven enterprise qualities of Oracle Database.
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