Data Partitioning

Learn about data partitioning in a distributed system.

When we discussed replication, we assumed that the My Cool App had such an amount of data that it was always possible to store the whole copy of the app in a single machine. But in reality, as a system grows, it is no longer feasible for all the data to be stored in a single machine. Businesses grow with time, new use-cases show up, data become an asset, and obviously, data size increases.

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