Tag: multi-version concurrency control

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: The Good and the Better

Google’s Impressive New Tech: Cloud Spanner Google just announced their Beta Cloud Spanner, a “horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service.” This impressive hosted technology addresses a long-standing market request: “How can we make our SQL databases scale both writes and reads past a single server?” This is the very […]

Clustrix Announces Industry’s First Scale-Out Database for Real-Time Analytics on Live Operational Data

Customers today rely on ClustrixDB to deliver over 1 trillion monthly transactions in business-critical deployments SAN FRANCISCO – Oct 31, 2013 – Clustrix, the leading scale-out SQL database engineered for the cloud, today announced the general availability of ClustrixDB as a software download, the industry’s first and only scale-out database […]

How Clustrix Maintains ACID in a Clustered Environment

How Clustrix Maintains ACID ClusterDBA user on StackExchange recently asked the question, “Why can’t RDBMs cluster the way NoSQL does?” The question received several good answers, one of which essentially amounted to ‘ACID is hard in a shared-nothing system,’ and then proceeded to enumerate what was hard about it. While […]

Advertising Analytics, Accelerated in Real-Time

Advertising Analytics Since 2010, real-time bidding has tripled its share of display advertising, and in 2013, nearly one in five display dollars will go to real-time bidding. What does this mean for the world of online advertising? For starters, the market is growing faster, more competitive, and more innovative every day. […]