We’re talking about a few new ideas this week here on the NuoDB techblog. We hope you’re enjoying it!
One of those is a new kind of benchmark that we’re working on. Traditionally benchmarks tend to focus on numbers like Transactions Per Second: metrics that measure the speed or size of a database. These are definitely important, and later this spring we’ll be publishing more numbers in this vein.
Today, however, we want to talk about a new kind of benchmark that we think is also important. These are benchmarks that try to measure something about real