Topic outline

  • Introduction to Sharding in InterSystems IRIS

    Welcome to ISC1124: Introduction to Sharding in InterSystems IRIS. This course contains two instructional lessons, plus several quiz questions. The videos and simulations in this course are best if viewed full screen.

    In this course, you will learn what sharding is, when you would shard a table in your application, and how you can use sharding in InterSystems IRIS Data Platform™ to improve system performance.

    Prerequisite Learning or Experience None.

    Audience This course is intended for people who want a high-level introduction to sharding to determine if they will need to use sharding in their application.

    Duration  20 minutes.

    Learning Objectives By the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Explain what sharding is and when it is useful.
    • Determine whether or not a table should be sharded.

    Grading Criteria This course is not graded; quiz questions are provided for self-assessment.

    Resources Needed None.