Database sharding is an imperfect solution to a seemingly insurmountable problem. Let's take a look at why.
Sharding is a technique where you scale out a database by segmenting your data across...READ MORE
In my last blog, I talked about database sharding, exploring some of the reasons for doing so, as well as the challenges inherent to the approach. Given the many challenges with database sharding, it...READ MORE
In March, NuoDB held the first in our 2015 breakfast seminar series, “Architecting for the Cloud” in Cambridge, MA. Thanks to our database enthusiasts and experts, the event was a great success. Read...READ MORE
A growing number of NuoDB customers are key players in the mobile telecommunications eco-system market. And the big story for them is Network Function Virtualization (NFV). No more hardwired...READ MORE
RethinkDB is “the database for solid state drives”. Or, it was. Slava Akhmechet, the brains behind the system, now talks about a system that adapts the storage medium. And, indeed, that the product...READ MORE
Great to see Xeround launch their GA this week. The emergence of NewSQL as the fulfillment of the academic observation that transactions and SQL can theoretically scale horizontally is underlined by...READ MORE
When it comes to addressing data requirements, scale is often a primary concern. If the database cannot scale to the required level, it doesn’t matter how advanced the algorithms are or how robust...READ MORE
For many organizations, the promise of the cloud is closely connected with the promise of on-demand capacity.
Databases today - especially those seeking to run in a cloud-based environment - need...READ MORE
Docker is a perfect fit for demonstrating the strength of our product in a simple and foolproof manner because we can wrap up everything we need in a NuoDB host and recreate it in a 100% repeatable...READ MORE
This week we’re returning to our, “What’s New in NuoDB 2.6,” series with a discussion about the table partitioning and storage group capabilities of this latest release.
Table partitions can be...READ MORE