virtual hashing

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Note: Litwin, W. "Virtual hashing: A dynamically changing hashing". Proc. Very Large Data Bases Conf., Berlin, 1978, pages 517-523.

See also consistent hashing [Wikipedia] in Wikipedia. Consistent hashing allows mapping into arbitrary sets of buckets.

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