Tag: Amazon Aurora

Challenges with Google’s Cloud Spanner

At this point everyone has heard of Google’s Cloud Spanner. It’s Google’s first database offering that can scale-out write transactions linearly, as well as provide cross-node transactions with ACID guarantees, claiming to solve significant problems that Amazon’s Aurora cannot. But as discussed before, Spanner is able to accomplish that scale […]

Why is ACID Cool Again?

Before you get any ideas, we’re talking about good old-fashioned database ACID compliance. ACID is not a new concept to developers. Certainly every DBA knows it, but collectively, the software industry lost its addiction to ACID some time ago. This is because the industry found a new thing to crave: […]

Google Spanner vs Amazon Aurora: Who’ll Get the Enterprise?

Google Spanner versus Amazon Aurora In July 2015, Amazon delivered Aurora, the AWS-only Enterprise RDBMS they’d been claiming since November 2014 would have “5x Enterprise performance at 1/5 the price.” Amazon was making a big play in the MySQL market—they’d recognized that there is a lot of demand for scaling […]

InfoWorld Review

 Featured Article Martin Heller, a contributing editor and reviewer for InfoWorld, reviewed our product – ClustrixDB. Read Heller’s review here where he gives ClustrixDB 5 out of 5 stars and calls Clustrix “a more scalable alternative to Amazon Aurora for people who need extremely high transactional performance.”  

Clustrix Outscales Both Amazon Aurora and Google Cloud SQL

Third-party benchmarks highlight true “scale-out SQL” for high-transaction scenarios San Francisco, Calif. – Nov 10, 2016 – Clustrix, provider of the first scale-out database designed for the elastic scaling requirements of high-transaction, high-value workloads of today’s web applications, demonstrated that its flagship relational database management system (RDBMS) ClustrixDB outperformed both […]