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Sharded Cluster Data ManagementΒΆ

The following documents provide information in managing data in sharded clusters.

Create Chunks in a Sharded Cluster
Create chunks, or pre-split empty collection to ensure an even distribution of chunks during data ingestion.
Split Chunks in a Sharded Cluster
Manually create chunks in a sharded collection.
Migrate Chunks in a Sharded Cluster
Manually migrate chunks without using the automatic balance process.
Merge Chunks in a Sharded Cluster
Use the mergeChunks to manually combine chunk ranges.
Modify Chunk Size in a Sharded Cluster
Modify the default chunk size in a sharded collection
Tag Aware Sharding
Tags associate specific ranges of shard key values with specific shards for use in managing deployment patterns.
Manage Shard Tags
Use tags to associate specific ranges of shard key values with specific shards.
Enforce Unique Keys for Sharded Collections
Ensure that a field is always unique in all collections in a sharded cluster.
Shard GridFS Data Store
Choose whether to shard GridFS data in a sharded collection.