ThoughtSpot Shard Keys
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They are kicking off the series with ThoughtSpot! The SME Team has produced nearly 50 videos, all 2 minutes or less, that cover everything you need to know about using ThoughtSpot from Getting Started to R scripts and beyond!
In this video:
Sharding partitions very large tables into smaller, faster, more easily managed parts called data shards.
ThoughtSpot tables can be replicated or sharded. Replicated tables exist in their entirety, the complete data set, on each node. Sharded tables consist of a single data set divided into multiple tables or shards. The shards have identical schemas but different sets of data.
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