Tag: fast data

2019 Planning: Data Platform Requirements for 5G Core (Webinar Highlights)

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Editor's Note: This blog post was originally posted on the VanillaPlus 5G webinar blog on December 13, 2018. As we approach 2019, we are on the cusp of 5G roll-out. Some operators, notably AT&T and Verizon in the US, have already begun their deployments but these are typically contained, limited efforts that focus more on [...]

Microservices – What CSPs can Learn From IT

CSPs are in a critical period of transformation right now. Omnipresent connectivity is driving new disruptive business models which are further driving up demands on the networks. Virtualization of appliances and systems is seen as a necessary step to add the agility to meet these increasing and evolving service demands. As vendors and CSPs are […]

Key Considerations for a Modern Database to Operate at Scale

Modern applications have two primary needs: performance and ease of operations, both at scale. Performance The performance consists of two aspects: throughput and latency. Both are driven by applications becoming machine-driven i.e. API-driven. Humans will wait much longer than an API will since APIs have strict latency expectations due to timeouts. When you take a […]

Questions and Answers about Modern Database Architecture

VoltDB and DBTA teamed up to host a webinar in October titled “Architectural Considerations for a Modern Database to Operate at Scale”. We had a number excellent questions during that session, which are reproduced below. For those who missed the webinar, you may view it here in its entirety. Editor’s Note Unless otherwise noted, the […]

The Open Source Real-Time Question (and Fast Data Answers)

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Rising Amounts of Information As we look at total amount of information created world wide, we see an exponentially rising curve. According to the Kleiner Perkins 2017 Internet Trends study, the amount of total information generated in the world today is about 16 zettabytes (zb). Based on Kleiner estimates, this number will grow at least […]

Comparing Fast Data Performance: A comparison of VoltDB and Cassandra Benchmarks

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Introduction NoSQL databases, such as Apache Cassandra, are often used in operational applications. However, a new breed of databases, such as VoltDB, are revolutionizing the fast data landscape. VoltDB is an in-memory NewSQL transactional database for fast data applications, currently in use by major telcos, financial services, and many other markets. To display the competitiveness […]

5 Fast Data Trends in Financial Services

The financial industry is undergoing a fast data revolution and we hear from a lot of our clients about why fast data is becoming an increasingly critical requirement in their IT infrastructure. This blog looks at some of the key trends for leveraging fast data in the financial services industry today. 1. Moving Data at […]

How is Fast Data Transforming the Telco Landscape?

Telco networks have always generated fast data at line speed. In telco use cases like policy management, decisions are already made on that data in near real-time. In many other cases, network and customer data is backhauled into a data lake and analyzed over hours or days to gain insight into the subscriber experience or […]

Fast Data in Financial Services: Key Trends to Maintain a Competitive Edge

Finserv: Key Trends for Fast Data

Financial services institutions are faced with a number of high-pressure demands, whether it be from regulators, investors, customers, and internal business users. These demands require that firms create, monitor, and provide access to vast amounts of data which must be immediately accessible, correct, and stored for various lengths of time. Data is a lifeblood as […]

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