Archive for Month: July 2014

NoSQL and NewSQL: A Primer

NoSQL Databases vs NewSQL Databases Traditionally, e-commerce businesses have leveraged relational database management systems (RDBMS) to host revenue-critical transactions. MySQL is one of the most well-known RDBMS, and is definitely the most widely-used open-source RDBMS in e-commerce. But due to the evolution of technology, including the rise of Big Data […]

ACID Compliance: What It Means and Why You Should Care

What is ACID Compliance? The presence of four components — atomicity, consistency, isolation and durability — can ensure that a database transaction is completed in a timely manner. When databases possess these components, they are said to be ACID-compliant. But just what is ACID compliance, and why should you care? Let’s […]

Easily Scaling Out and In to Meet Seasonal Demand

Most businesses have a “busy season”—the time of year their employees are tearing their hair out trying to keep items stocked in warehouses and on shelves. Customers are eagerly buying whatever’s left, and the shipping department can’t imagine sealing another box. For many businesses, that’s the period between Thanksgiving and […]

Business Owners Stand to Lose $12,500 per Hour of Downtime

ClustrixDB Eliminates Downtime With Scale-Out SQL Database Built With Redundancy and Automated Fault Recovery San Francisco, CA – Jul 22, 2014 – Clustrix, provider of the leading scale-out SQL database engineered for the cloud, helps business owners understand the importance of avoiding downtime. According to MegaPath, the average small to […]

The Importance of Concurrent Analytics

Thanks to the evolution of technology, businesses are able to collect and analyze customer-specific data and use the results to make informed changes to their operations, providing their customers with stronger service and, subsequently, bolstering their bottom lines. Doing so with a database that remains available and online is what […]