Practical Scaling and Sharding

Eliot Horowitz, CTO/Co-Founder, MongoDB

October 3 2011


With MongoDB, you can distribute load across multiple servers using auto-sharding. This session will introduce MongoDB's auto-sharding concepts and... how to use them. We'll discuss choosing a shard key, basic architecture concepts, and common usage patterns. We'll close out the session with a few example use cases, including real world sharded deployments.