Challenges with Google’s Cloud Spanner
At this point everyone has heard of Google’s Cloud Spanner. It’s Google’s first database offering that can scale-out write transactions linearly, as well as provide cross-node transactions with ACID guarantees, claiming to solve significant problems that Amazon’s Aurora cannot. But as discussed before, Spanner is able to accomplish that scale […]
Google Spanner vs Amazon Aurora: Who’ll Get the Enterprise?
Google Spanner versus Amazon Aurora In July 2015, Amazon delivered Aurora, the AWS-only Enterprise RDBMS they’d been claiming since November 2014 would have “5x Enterprise performance at 1/5 the price.” Amazon was making a big play in the MySQL market—they’d recognized that there is a lot of demand for scaling […]
Got High-Value, High-Transaction Workloads on AWS? Read This Report by ESG.
Have high-transaction workloads? See the test results that prove Clustrix is the right database for you. We recently put ClustrixDB performance to the test by performing a benchmark against two other SQL databases. ClustrixDB beat the two SQL databases owned and operated by the industry-leading cloud vendors in transactions per […]
Spinning Disks vs. SSD for Enterprise Database Use
Solid State Disks are the right storage for ClustrixDB. What’s not to love about low latency and high throughput? You have lots of choices for data storage these days. The most familiar data storage device is the spinning or hard disk drive (HDD): spinning disks are very affordable and can […]
Choosing Your Database: Lessons from Google F1
Databases are a lot like programming languages: there’s a great variety to chose from, they have wildly different programming and query interfaces, and there’s a wide gap in available features. And just as choosing the right programming language for a project can have a significant impact on the outcome of […]