Sharding





Sharding 


The "Sharding" Pillar is an organization of thought of the Libranican Project.   The Libranican Project is designed by the Dark Street Organization to organize information sources in the cryptocurrency world around specific subjects so that information, opinions, media, and arguments can be found quickly in silos of information called Pillars.

This Pillar focuses on sources that explain what Sharding is:

Quick Facts:

Definition:
Definition of Sharding from Wikipedia.
A database shard is a horizontal partition of data in a database or search engine. Each individual partition is referred to as a shard or database shard. Each shard is held on a separate database server instance, to spread load.
Some data within a database remains present in all shards,but some appears only in a single shard. Each shard (or server) acts as the single source for this subset of data.


Why is this important?
Sharding is a method of improving scalability of cryptocurrency.



Essays / White Papers:

Blockchains don’t scale — not today, at least… but there’s hope
by Preethi Kasireddy
https://hackernoon.com/blockchains-dont-scale-not-today-at-least-but-there-s-hope-2cb43946551a

Ethereum sharding: overview and finality
by Hsiao-Wei Wang
https://medium.com/@icebearhww/ethereum-sharding-and-finality-65248951f649

Articles/ Websites:

Sharding 
From Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shard_(database_architecture)

Vitalik releases Partial Proof Concept Ethereum Sharding Tech

By Nikhilesh De and Rachel Rose O'leary
From Coin Desk
https://www.coindesk.com/vitalik-releases-partial-proof-concept-ethereum-sharding-tech/


Sharding already Ushering radical new Ethereum Designs
By Rachel Rose O'leary
From Coin Desk
https://www.coindesk.com/sharding-already-ushering-radical-new-ethereum-designs/



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