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The “shards pattern” in distributed systems

The “shards pattern” in distributed systems

When we talk about distributed systems we have to think about availability and load distribution all across our servers. While the replica pattern is important in this matter, to split our services in “shards” is something that can help us to maintain a good level of service for our users. A use case for the shards pattern Let’s suppose that we have a service with 3 big components or 3 big parts that compound it. Each component has a different…

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