Tag: cloud applications

Information Superhighway or Super Traffic Jam? Introducing ClustrixDB 8.0

ClustrixDB 8.0, the only MySQL drop-in scale-out database that offers unparalleled scalability, data integrity, and agility in an easy-to-use solution. When the automobile was first invented, traffic jams were unheard of. But, as more automobiles populated the roads, outdated road infrastructures couldn’t handle increased congestion and traffic slowed. The same […]

#OlderDBFail: If Amazon and Pokemon Aren’t Immune, No One Is

You don’t always have to choose between the scalability of NoSQL and the accuracy of MySQL High-value, high-transaction challenges aren’t just the domain of smaller players–some of the most resource-rich, technically advanced companies in the world have had problems, as evidenced recently by Amazon Prime Day, which was plagued with […]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About High-Value/High-Transaction OLTP Workloads, but Were Afraid to Ask

  … Amazon Prime Day and Pokemon Go teams should have asked us The term “high-value, high-transaction workload” is admittedly not universal, yet it describes a very important class of DBMS transactions that sit somewhere between “Big Data” and critical data. Simply put, they entail large numbers of concurrent transactions […]

Pokemon Go becomes “Pokemon Stop”

Pokemon Go: Challenges at Launch It had all the makings of a successful product launch: a highly-recognizable brand, a built-in global fanbase of millions, and a great team of game developers with roots in a Silicon Valley icon: Google. But the launch of Pokemon Go, the highly anticipated augmented-reality mobile […]

Oracle Cloud: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

As the tech giant snatches up cloud companies to offer a branded Oracle cloud solution, observers ask whether or not this approach will fly? Companies that have thrived in the cloud recognize that it’s more than a way to deliver applications. It’s an approach that means freedom to try out […]