Tag: Sierra

The Clustrix Database Query Optimizer: An Intro to Sierra

Meet Sierra, the Clustrix Database Query Optimizer SQL query optimization is well known to be a difficult problem. At Clustrix, when we began to architect a new type of distributed database, we knew the query optimizer would be critical to system performance. The distributed nature of Clustrix allows us to […]

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 […]