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Rethinking Log Analytics at Cloud Scale

Aug 19, 2020 |

Log analytics is soaring in popularity, and Elasticsearch has captured a lot of that growth. But running a performant Elasticsearch cluster at scale is notoriously difficult. Now a company called ChaosSearch is touting a unique approach to the scalability problem, which uses indexing and query optimization to effectively turn S3 into database that can feed huge amounts of data to upstream systems at a fraction of the cost. Read more…

Transforming PostgreSQL into a Distributed, Scale-Out Database

Dec 4, 2014 |

PostgreSQL users who were considering adopting a distributed NoSQL database like MongoDB or Cassandra to gain scalability benefits for big data may want to think twice about that approach following today’s launch of new software that allows PostgreSQL to scale out horizontally, just like the NoSQL databases do. Read more…

New Ropes for Scaling the SQL Wall

Feb 4, 2013 |In the war being raged against big data there might not be a clear victor in the SQL and NoSQL camps. In fact, some have made the argument that companies need both camps to scale into a new era and colonize the uncivilized masses of teeming, wild data—much of it galloping into real-time application engines. According to Splice Machine CEO, Monte Zweben there are... Read more…
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