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The DevOps Gathering and My Grand Meetup Tour

March 30, 2017

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Claus Matzinger

March was an intense month. Starting off with several meetups in NYC and Chattanooga, the next conferences in Germany were only separated by a few days of relaxation. There, I was invited by the German Unix User Group’s Frühlingsfachgespräche (in English: Spring expert talks). I then had to hop on a train to present in Bochum […]

CrateDB Scalability Benchmark: Query Throughput

April 19, 2017
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Andy Ellicott

For many applications, query throughput (i.e. the capacity for concurrent queries) is an important consideration. Specifically, being able to scale query throughput easily makes it possible (and economical) to grow your system as your user-base increases in size. In the last few weeks, we assembled a performance engineering team to run some benchmarks that would […]

Lab Notes: Query Execution Pipeline Overhaul

April 4, 2017
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Mathias Fußenegger

The CrateDB query execution pipeline used to be push based. But over time, we ran into problems with this approach. It made the code complex and hard to work with, and it was limiting the sorts of join algorithms we could implement. To fix those problems, and to open up the possibility of implementing more […]

The DevOps Gathering and My Grand Meetup Tour

March 30, 2017
by
Claus Matzinger

March was an intense month. Starting off with several meetups in NYC and Chattanooga, the next conferences in Germany were only separated by a few days of relaxation. There, I was invited by the German Unix User Group’s Frühlingsfachgespräche (in English: Spring expert talks). I then had to hop on a train to present in Bochum […]

Move Data Between MySQL and CrateDB with Shinkansen

March 28, 2017
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Naomi Slater

Shinkansen is a high-throughput framework for migrating data between MySQL instances and between MySQL and CrateDB. With Shinkansen, you can migrate multiple tables, multiple shards of data, and data partitioned by a single column or a SQL expression. You can even incrementally migrate updated data following a complete migration. You can also use Shinkansen as […]

Snow Sprint 2017

March 3, 2017
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Naomi Slater

Team offsites are are an important part of the Crate.io culture, and we hold two of them every year. With offices in Austria, Germany, and San Francisco—the twice yearly offsites provide a chance for team members from around the world to reconnect, spend some quality time together, work on key projects, and have some fun. […]