Tag: limits of MySQL

Tech Talk Series, Part 3: Scaling Up & Down

Many web businesses enjoy a spike in traffic at some point in the year. Whether its Black Friday, the NFL draft day, or Mother’s Day, your app needs to be able to scale and capture customer value when it is most needed. Downtime is not an option. For the database, […]

Tech Talk Series, Part 1: Hitting Capacity

So your app is using MySQL as the backend, and you’ve hit a few performance hiccups. Maybe you’ve even hit straight up roadblocks. And right now you are wondering if you have hit the wall with capacity for MySQL and are asking yourself if it is time to do something […]

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 […]

How the Quest for Scale Led Viverae to Clustrix, and Then Some

Scalability. One of the trendiest words in the tech world today but also one of the biggest issues any growing business faces. Whatever your application, if you are running your business on MySQL, you will inevitably hit a wall and develop performance issues if you do not have a scalable […]