Tag: sql

NoSQL Due Diligence, Part 3: the Open Source Debacle

November 03, 2021
Introduction The concept of open source has been integral to promoting a generation of NoSQL database platforms, each of which has a VC-funded backer and many of which now have successful IPOs; which has created some interesting dilemmas. But: Have these much-publicized ‘liquidity events’ created market expectations that are in direct conflict with the very [...]

NoSQL Due Diligence, Part 2: NoSQL Misconceptions

October 28, 2021
Introduction NoSQL databases became “en mode” some time around 2012 and sprouted a database revolution that led many enterprises to replace their traditional RDBMS technology with NoSQL-based data platforms.  What’s interesting now is how many of these companies are either regretting their decision to do this or finding it extremely difficult to continue with their [...]

Improving SQL Execution – An Intern’s Story

October 13, 2017

My name is Dinesh Majeti and I am a Ph.D. student from the University of Houston in the field of Computer Science. It is an exciting moment when you start to work in the industry for the first time, especially as a graduate student who worked on a research problem in the lab for a […]

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

Go Faster!

September 12, 2017

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 […]

Shocking Fact: Stored Procedures make OLTP faster. Seriously!

April 11, 2017

There are three ways to interact with the database in client / server computing: Play “Twenty Questions” with SQL statements; Move all the data to the client, and then back again; and, Use a stored procedure to move the problem to the server. Of these, using stored procedures is the most efficient and logical choice […]

Billions and billions (of transactions)

October 20, 2016

Billions and billions[1] of transactions are executed each and every day by production-deployed VoltDB applications. A back-of-the-napkin calculation puts the number north of 50 billion a day. The number is likely much, much higher. These billions of transactions are executed across a variety of innovative applications, applications not practical, or sometimes even possible, to build […]

The five most frequent questions about VoltDB

October 18, 2016

We get a lot of questions about what VoltDB is, what it does well, and how it can help enterprises solve a range of data management challenges. This post will address a few of those questions. We’ll have more posts like this, so check back often. How does VoltDB differ from a typical RDBMS? VoltDB was […]

Apps that need ACID

February 18, 2016

There’s a lot of discussion about the value of consistency and ACID transactions in data management. I thought it would be useful to describe three fully implemented enterprise-class applications, and one example application, that need ACID transactions. These descriptions should make an abstract concept a bit more concrete. “The Last Dollar Problem” Airpush is a […]

An intern’s experience with VoltDB Materialized Views

September 23, 2015

My name is Yiqun Zhang and I worked as a software engineering intern on the SQL core team at VoltDB during the summer. The experience of working with so many smart and talented people was so much fun. I was proud to be part of the team. My work focused mainly on the materialized view […]

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