Author: Ning Shi

Go Faster!

Go fast! Blog post on fast data, translytics and VoltDB

Several days ago, I saw a tweet fly by in my stream. The creator of Node.js, Ryan Dahl, was recommending Golang for any new server-side projects. While Node.js is still very popular, the growth in microservices has been driving a more wide-spread adoption of Golang for these projects. Golang is becoming more and more appealing […]

Getting around the Transparent Huge Pages trap in Linux

A couple of weeks ago, an interesting issue came up in the field. The symptom was that the resident set size (RSS) of the VoltDB process would keep growing when the database was idle. The symptom only manifested itself on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.6 in KVM. There was no client workload, not even […]

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