1.2. How to Use This Book


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1.2. How to Use This Book

This book is divided into six chapters:

  • The beginning of the book (chapters 2 and 4) explains how to design your database schema, stored procedures, and client applications for maximum performance.

  • Chapters 5 explains how to accommodate flexibility in the schema design through the use of JSON columns and indexes.

  • Chapter 6 explains how to use VoltDB's geospatial capabilities for applications that need to combine standard database content with location-specific information such geographic points and shapes.

  • Chapter 7 explains in detail how memory is used by the VoltDB server process.

  • Chapter 8 provides guidelines for configuring hardware and operating systems for running a VoltDB cluster.