Clustrix 2016 Predictions: Scaling to Accommodate Growing Data Volumes and Speeds


January 5, 2016 | VMBlog

In the ‘old days’, running a successful database operation was all about being up, and being fast. Today, it’s not only about speed–more importantly, it’s about accommodating fluctuating volumes of traffic, especially on mobile devices. In 2016, we will continue to see the move of infrastructure to the cloud and the rise in use of mobile devices–and the effects that come along with these trends. We’ll see an increase in the already huge data volumes as well an emphasis on data security. The always-on user will grow into a larger demographic and require more attention to high availability and fault redundancy components in the database.