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Is there a limit for the number of shards per node?

Deb_ChatignyDeb_Chatigny Administrator
edited April 2020 in General Discussion

Is there a limit for the number of shards per node in Eon mode?

@skeswani , @skamat
Sizing and Configuring Vertica in Eon Mode for Different Use Cases

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  • ChuckBChuckB Employee

    Theoretically, you could have quite a few shards on the same node. But there are practical limits in some scenarios, such as if you have a lot of schemas, tables, projections, partitions, files, etc., and lots of shards, in which case the catalog could take a good bit of memory.

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