Archive for Month: March 2016

Scale-Out SQL: Readying Your Online Gaming App for the Big Launch

Getting Your Gaming Application Ready for Launch Gaming applications–particularly multi-player games–are usually built for the cloud, meaning that they can scale out according to demand. Unfortunately, this hasn’t necessarily been the case with the databases that power these applications. The SQL databases that online games have to run on (NoSQL […]

Think Los Angeles Traffic is Bad Now? IoT Could Make it Worse

IoT With the Internet of Things now a reality in auto and other industries, companies are finding themselves remarkably changed–and challenged–by the availability and analysis of data from a multitude of sensors. Companies like Tesla are taking the lead with “over-the-air” remote maintenance, driverless technology and the connected infrastructures. These […]

High-Value, Heavy Workloads: Where the Worlds of Big Data and Accurate Data Collide

In the world of big data, people understandably tend to get caught up in the “Big” part of it. NoSQL and Hadoop offerings, which often take center stage in Big Data dialogues, are good at handling massive scale, as long as you’re OK with a little bit of ‘eventual consistency’ […]

Work Smart, Not Hard: Why Choosing the Right Database is Better Than Elbow Grease

  March 11, 2016 | JaxEnter Over the years DBAs have been trying hard to keep databases humming while minimizing downtime and transaction errors. Although their achievements should not be ignored, we are now entering an age where they shouldn’t have to be so clever in dealing with a tangled web […]

Got High-Value, High-Transaction Workloads on AWS? Read This Report by ESG.

Have high-transaction workloads? See the test results that prove Clustrix is the right database for you. We recently put ClustrixDB performance to the test by performing a benchmark against two other SQL databases. ClustrixDB beat the two SQL databases owned and operated by the industry-leading cloud vendors in transactions per […]