Tag: database scale

Making Amazon Prime “Black Tuesday,” Not a Black Eye

  The second annual Amazon Prime Day is around the corner, and even the bigger critics of last year’s inaugural shopping holiday are expressing optimism for a better effort this time around. To recap, the 2015 Amazon Prime Day extravaganza generated plenty of sales but also many complaints around the […]

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 […]

ClustrixDB in AWS – Scaling Writes and Reads

ClustrixDB in AWS ClustrixDB is a shared-nothing clustered scale-out MySQL-compatible relational database that massively scales both writes and reads. Designed for the cloud, ClustrixDB offers built-in high availability and is largely self-managing. With ClustrixDB you simply add database servers (“flex up”) to grow capacity and throughput to handle seasonal workloads, […]

Three Features You Need in Your Database

Whether you’ve made the decision to launch an e-commerce platform in the future or you’re figuring out if your current configuration needs a facelift, choosing the database that will power your site is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. After all, the database is sort of the brain […]

Why Sharding is the Wrong Way to Scale Your Database

In order for your e-commerce platform to live up to its fullest potential, you need a database that will scale. It’s as simple as that. As technology has advanced and e-commerce retailers have more information at their disposal than ever before, traditional MySQL databases have reached their limits. They lack […]