Tag: MongoDB

Farewell to Another Great Percona Live!

And before we proceed with our wrap-up, let’s pause for a second to reflect on just how awesome it is to attend a conference like Percona Live. Where even the most casual conversation you overhear is talking about things like optimal page sizes (4k etc) & cache eviction strategies. I. Love. […]

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 […]

Sierra and the Clustrix Database Stack

A lot of the responses to my previous posts criticized my choice of comparing a document database like MongoDB to a relational database like Clustrix. I tried to examine aspects of the database architecture which have nothing to do with the data model, but somehow the data model would always […]

MongoDB vs. Clustrix Comparison, Part 2

MongoDB versus ClustrixDB Introduction In Part 1 of my comparison, I ran some performance benchmarks to establish that relational systems can scale performance. In this post I would like to focus more on the High Availability and Fault Tolerance aspects of the two systems. The post will go over the […]

MongoDB vs. Clustrix Comparison, Part 1: Performance

MongoDB versus ClustrixDB *Note: You can now code. As mentioned in my post, I populated both databases with 300M rows. I played around with the best client/host/thread ratio for each database to achieve peak throughput. I used MongoDB v1.6.5. For the MongoDB read tests, I used the read-test.cpp harness. I […]