In this presentation, we will discuss the basic concepts required for understanding what sharding is and how Oracle Sharding is changing the way that huge Oracle databases are managed. We will discuss various topics such as how Oracle Sharded databases differ from traditional Oracle databases, what sharding limitations exist and how to interact with and manage sharded databases. Attendees will walk away with a firm grasp of what Oracle Sharding is, how to manage shards and how they can potentially benefit from sharding their own databases.

Objective 1: Learn what sharding is and how it can provide fault tolerance unlimited capacity
Objective 2: Main advantages of oracle sharding
Objective 3: How to implement sharding and what changes are required from the application/client side