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If Latency is Important, You Should Think Twice

Redis recently announced a US$100M round of funding; a positive sign for the industry, especially in the current challenging environment. In the article, co-founder and CTO Yiftach Shoolman states ambitiously that “If latency is important, you should think twice before you use a database other than Redis”. Always ready for a challenge, we did think […]

Smart Stream Processing in the Age of 5G

Smart Stream Processing in the Age of 5G

In today’s digitally driven world, processing streaming data in real-time is a requirement for business success. The introduction of 5G networks will only increase the data volume and speed requirements that are already putting pressure on traditional data architectures.

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Is “Translytics” Just Rebranded “OLTP”?

Recently Forrester group has started to talk about "translytics" and Translytical Databases - databases that can “Deliver Analytics At The Speed Of Transactions”. Is this more marketing hype? Or is there something to it? A traditional OLTP database handles lots of rapid fire transactions, but doesn’t really do much more than that. An OLTP database application [...]

The Changing Landscape of Databases in Financial Services

For decades, relational databases was the de-facto choice for financial service companies, until the 2000s where systems started to face challenges with scalability and availability as the amount of data being processed and consumed shaped how companies conducted their business. NoSQL databases emerged as a reaction to these challenges and while they certainly helped address […]

3 Must-haves of an In-memory Database for Modern Applications

Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared in DBTA.  More companies are realizing that leveraging real-time data is the key to success in modern applications, which means that more people are searching for the right in-memory database technology. However, with many options, comparing in-memory databases for your use case can be challenging. Regardless of use case and […]

ACID: How to screw it up!

In my previous post, I described four applications (three implemented, one an example) that require, or at least strongly benefit from, strong ACID transactions. With that out of the way, we can now get to the fun bits. Today’s claim: most databases that claim to be 100% ACID compliant fudge definitions, goof up, or deliberately […]

Disambiguating ACID and CAP

The ACID properties and the CAP theorem are two important concepts in data management and distributed systems. It’s unfortunate that in both acronyms the “C” stands for “Consistency,” but actually means completely different things. What follows is a primer on the two concepts and an explanation of the differences between the two “C”s. What is […]

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