Tag: Black Friday

Tech Talk Series: Part 3 Wrap Up, Flex Up and Flex Down

Last week was our Tech Talk on Scaling-In and Down. We’ve explored scaling up and out in Tech Talk #1. MySQL is a very popular RDBMS, but challenges arise when your workload hits the limits of the largest node you can provision. But this third Tech Talk isn’t about adding […]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Gives Reality Check on Limits of Old-School Databases

Clustrix Points to Scale-out SQL as the Solution for Black Friday, Cyber Monday San Francisco, Calif. – Nov 29, 2016 – Clustrix, provider of the first database that can scale-out linearly and is designed for the elastic scaling requirements of high-transaction, high-value workloads of today’s web applications, observed some of […]

Cyber Monday Tests Limits of Old-School Databases

In the Bill Murray film Groundhog Day, we see a man trapped in the nightmare of the same scenario repeating endless times. At first he fights against it, then he decides to go along with it, and finally despair kicks in. Only until he approaches the problem in an entirely […]

Will China’s Singles Day Learn from Amazon Prime Day’s Mistakes? It May Depend on the Database under Alibaba’s Hood

Last year, Alibaba turned what Business Insider’s Jeremy Burke called an “obscure, made-up Chinese holiday” into a shopping event that surpassed even Black Friday. On China’s Nov. 11 “Singles’ Day”, the company raked in $14.3B! Expectations are high for 2016, and Alibaba and other retailers are no doubt gearing up […]

Webinar: How to “Cyber Monday-proof” Your E-commerce Site

Clustrix to Reveal Pitfalls and Best Practices for Eliminating Failed Online Checkouts San Francisco, Calif. – Oct 31, 2016 – Black Friday/Cyber Monday is approaching and e-commerce companies are stocking their shelves, but even the best deals on the hottest products will fall flat if the customers can’t quickly complete […]