A 1001 Node Crate Cluster with Microsoft Azure

April 25, 2016


We have clients who write and query gigabytes of data a minute, store terabytes a day and love the performance and stability that Crate offers. But the question always remained at the back of our minds - when taken to the extreme, what is Crate really capable of?

Big Bite: Ingesting Performance of Large Clusters

April 19, 2016


Database performance depends on many factors. There are many parameters user can tweak, but the outcome in complex setups is not always obvious. While we had a big cluster of crate instances available, we faced the challenge to load huge amounts of data into it to initialize the distributed database. A series of experiments resulted in an awesome 4.8 mio records/rate of ingesting data into our cluster! To get there, we explored the effect of network connections, number of nodes, and shard configuration.

Crate.IO Snowsprint 2015 Recap: Dockerzeit

February 5, 2015


Crate.IO SnowSprint 2015 revived a long tradition of legendary Austrian Alpine hackathons. For a whole week we have been drinking beer, skiing...

Running Crate on Linux and Windows with Azure

August 13, 2015


We have had requests from many of you about the potential of running Crate on Azure cloud hosting and/or Windows. Whilst this was always possible...