Topic

Databases

Crate.io at Software Engineering Daily

May 20, 2016

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An interview with Jodok Batlogg by Jeff Meyerson on Software Engineering Daily.

Big Bite: Ingesting Performance of Large Clusters

April 19, 2016

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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.

4 Things You should Know about Databases in a Microservices Environment

March 12, 2016

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Jodok Batlogg

Why don’t all databases fit well with the Docker-driven Microservice environment revolution.