Tag: SQL database

The ClustrixDB Query Evaluation Model

Query Evaluation Model Recently we’ve started to dig into the internals of ClustrixDB, specifically How ClustrixDB Accomplishes Horizontal Scaling of Both Writes & Reads Without Sharding. Next, we dug into the details of the multi-patented ClustrixDB Rebalancer. This time we will discuss the ClustrixDB Query Evaluation Model. ClustrixDB is a […]

ClustrixDB Query Optimization

In this blog we will focus on how ClustrixDB performs query optimization. One of the reasons ClustrixDB exists is because multiple people had asked our founders if RDBMSs can scale out. One of our founders had previously created a scale-out NoSQL database, and he was up for the challenge. Specifically, […]

How ClustrixDB Accomplishes Horizontal Scaling of Both Writes & Reads Without Sharding

When people come up and ask, “Oh, so ClustrixDB is yet another MySQL-compatible database. What makes you different?” we have a terrific answer, and it’s all about horizontal scaling: ClustrixDB is the only MySQL compatible database that linearly scales-out both write and read queries. By horizontal scaling we mean each […]

MySQL Sharding Business Challenges

MySQL sharding comes with challenges. Previously we discussed application and design challenges that MySQL sharding requires. Today we’ll expand on the MySQL sharding business challenges that can result and affect your business flexibility. MySQL applications seeking scale often consider sharding. Sharding is a database architecture strategy in which the data […]

Challenges of Sharding MySQL

MySQL databases are sharded for the best of reasons. At some point the MySQL workload needs to scale, and scaling RDBMSs is hard (Clustrix’s unofficial motto!). Adding read scale to RDBMSs is straightforward via replication. But adding write scale? That’s the real trick, and herein lies some of the challenges […]