Google Spanner vs Amazon Aurora: Who’ll Get the Enterprise?
Google Spanner versus Amazon Aurora In July 2015, Amazon delivered Aurora, the AWS-only Enterprise RDBMS they’d been claiming since November 2014 would have “5x Enterprise performance at 1/5 the price.” Amazon was making a big play in the MySQL market—they’d recognized that there is a lot of demand for scaling […]
Spinning Disks vs. SSD for Enterprise Database Use
Solid State Disks are the right storage for ClustrixDB. What’s not to love about low latency and high throughput? You have lots of choices for data storage these days. The most familiar data storage device is the spinning or hard disk drive (HDD): spinning disks are very affordable and can […]
Profile Driven Performance Optimization
Performance Optimization Recently, one of our support engineers noticed that a customer cluster got a little sluggish during a routine maintenance operation. In looking back at historical data, we noticed that the cluster saw a decrease in transaction throughput. The system should have done its cleanup in the background at […]