Transparent sharding with Spider: what’s new and getting started

  • Ralf Gebhardt, Product Manager at MariaDB
  • Kentoku Shiba, Principal Software Engineer at MariaDB
Session Abstract

MariaDB Server 10.3 introduced transparent, built-in sharding with the Spider storage engine to scale out reads, writes and storage. MariaDB Server 10.4 will include a number of improvements, including DDL pushdown. In this session, Ralf Gebhardt and Kentoku Shiba of MariaDB show how to set up a sharded MariaDB cluster and scale out on demand, as well explore as best practices for high availability and consistency in a sharded deployment.

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