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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 […]

High-Value, Heavy Workloads: Where the Worlds of Big Data and Accurate Data Collide

In the world of big data, people understandably tend to get caught up in the “Big” part of it. NoSQL and Hadoop offerings, which often take center stage in Big Data dialogues, are good at handling massive scale, as long as you’re OK with a little bit of ‘eventual consistency’ […]

Who Needs Clustrix?

Who needs Clustrix? More organizations than you might imagine. Your business that processes high-volume, high-value concurrent transactions may struggle without ClustrixDB. Does your company see large fluctuations in website traffic—periodic spikes in which thousands of visitors concurrently transact with your organization? Does your business depend on processing these transactions instantly […]

Keep Your Customers–and Your Website–out of the Doghouse on Valentine’s Day!

This Valentine’s Day singles don’t need to sulk–they can still take advantage of the crazy flash sales! The trouble comes for those who do have a Valentine, and wait ’til the last minute to order a thoughtful gift, only to to be met with “THE ITEM YOU ADDED TO YOUR […]

Live Webinar: Database Architecture and Scaling Strategies, in the Cloud and on the Rack

Robbie Mihayli, VP of Engineering at Clustrix will explore how to set up a SQL RDBMS architecture that scales out and is both elastic and consistent, while simultaneously delivering fault tolerance and ACID compliance. He will also cover how data gets distributed in this architecture, how the query processor works, […]