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Updated Best Practices

2017-05-30

We added some new best practice guides to our docs, as well as updating some of the existing ones. In this post, we briefly cover what’s new or improved.

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Monitoring A Scalable SQL Database

2016-11-28

CrateDB is running in production in companies around the world, with users applying a range of different monitoring solutions to ensure cluster (hardware) health and responsiveness in addition to providing indicators whether the cluster size should be changed. This blogpost explains some metrics and how and why they should be monitored!

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How we orchestrated a SQL database with Docker Swarm Mode

2016-09-30

Crate is a distributed SQL database and with its shared-nothing architecture, Crate is a perfect fit for setting up a container-based cluster for microservices. While there are many orchestration tools out there, Docker - with their latest update to Docker engine 1.12 - blended their applications nicely together and managing large clusters of containerized applications becomes a breeze!

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Kubernetes and Crate

2016-08-16

During our hackathon last weekend we came up with a template that would easily let users spin up a cluster with Kubernetes, that can now also be found in our documentation.

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Happy Birthday Kubernetes!

2016-08-08

In July Kubernetes celebrated their first birthday with events around the globe. Crate took this opportunity to run a Hackathon entirely based around Crate and Kubernetes in Berlin.

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Insert Performance Boost on Replicated Tables

2016-06-08

Huge performance boost: Inserting into replicated tables is now faster than ever.

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Alpine Linux and Docker Nautilus Protect Crate Images

2016-05-10

Since Crate generally plays well with containers, many users like and download our Docker images. As containerization is a new technology, many security experts...

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A 1001 Node Crate Cluster with Microsoft Azure

2016-04-25

The question always remained at the back of our minds - when taken to the extreme, what is Crate really capable of? So we tested it.

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Big Bite: Ingesting Performance of Large Clusters

2016-04-19

Performance benchmark explaining how a 56-node CrateDB cluster was able to ingest up to 4.8 million records per second on Microsoft Azure.

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