Tag: downtime

Tech Talk Series, Part 4 Wrap Up: Achieving High Availability in MySQL

  Last week we presented the final Tech Talk in our Scaling MySQL series titled “How Do You Achieve High Availability in a MySQL Environment?” When discussing high availability, the following questions usually come up first: Do you need it? Why? Great questions. If your system is a transactional one, […]

Customer Success Story: ShortStack

ShortStack ShortStack is a cutting edge SaaS platform for Facebook that helps individuals and organizations publish rich and engaging Facebook apps, allowing anyone to run contests, promotions, sweepstakes, and more. Critical to the application’s success is the database. With ClustrixDB, ShortStack could grow without downtime, simply by adding nodes. Also, […]

New nResiliency from Clustrix First to Deliver Continuous Database Availability Through Simultaneous Multi-Node Failure

Easily Configurable to Data Sensitivity Needs, Allows Companies to Scale with Confidence San Francisco, Calif. – Jan 17, 2017 – Clustrix, provider of the first scale-out relational database designed for the elastic scaling requirements of high-transaction, high-value workloads of today’s Web applications, announced its nResiliency feature which ensures that the […]

The Gift That DOESN’T Keep on Giving: Excess Holiday Server Capacity

Excess Database Capacity for Seasonal Spikes We see it every year–the merry-making of the holidays is followed by the obligatory New Year’s Day trip to the gym. But while the rest of us are working off our turkey and apple pie indulgences, e-commerce companies are trying to figure out what […]

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 […]