Tag: cluster

How Clustrix Maintains ACID in a Clustered Environment

How Clustrix Maintains ACID ClusterDBA user on StackExchange recently asked the question, “Why can’t RDBMs cluster the way NoSQL does?” The question received several good answers, one of which essentially amounted to ‘ACID is hard in a shared-nothing system,’ and then proceeded to enumerate what was hard about it. While […]

Why I Joined Clustrix

  I recently joined Clustrix as vice president of engineering after more than 25 years in databases and information management. Throughout my career I have focused on innovations in parallel database technology and analytics—primarily in building business-critical products for the enterprise—and ClustrixDB is no exception. Here’s why… I Believe in […]

Running the Ruby on Rails Database Performance Benchmark

The Ruby on Rails Performance Benchmark is described in a white paper available on the Clustrix website. I’m going to go through the high-level steps to get the appropriate pieces of software deployed and configured within your user environment so that you can take a look at benchmarking a 3-node […]

Running a Devnode Cluster Across Multiple Boxes

In my last post, we used devnodectl to fire up a simple 3-node cluster, with all nodes running on the same system.  This is interesting insofar as it demonstrates the functionality of the cluster, but we’re certainly quite resource limited trying to emulate three nodes on one box.  In this […]

Distributed Database Architectures: Shared Disk

Shared Disk Databases One of the most common questions I get about Clustrix is “How is Clustrix different than Database X?” Depending on who asks the question, Database X tends to be anything from Oracle RAC to MySQL Cluster. So I decided to put together a primer on different types […]