Aerospike 4.5: Persistent Memory and Compression

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog, Technology, Product Update

Aerospike is pleased to announce the availability of our 4.5 release. Aerospike Enterprise Edition 4.5 is the first commercially available open database supporting new Intel Optane DC persistent memory (PM), based on Xpoint, a new class of storage technology architected specifically for data-intensive applications that require extremely low-latency, high durability, and strong data consistency. Aerospike’s …

Aerospike 4.4: Change Notification and Operational Improvements

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog, Technology, Product Update

Aerospike is pleased to announce the availability of our 4.4 release. The 4.4 release contains a number of operational improvements, and the major feature of Change Notification. Existing deployments should carefully read the operational improvements (listed below) – implementing them may save millions of dollars and result in vastly improved latency and reliability. Aerospike’s Change …

Order of Magnitude

Order of Magnitude

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog

In his article posted October 30 on Medium, Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike’s Founder and CTO, shares his thoughts on what it means when engineers speak about ‘an order of magnitude’ and why business leaders should pay attention when they hear that phrase.

Aerospike 4.3: All Flash & Uniform Balance

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog, Technology, Product Update

Aerospike is pleased to announce the availability of our 4.3 release. The 4.3 release contains two key features: All Flash, and uniform balance. Aerospike is focused on ease of deployment, and easy deployment means efficiency and lower hardware costs, as well as easy to understand and configure transactional consistency. This release builds on Aerospike 4.0 …

Aerospike in the IBM Cloud

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog, Business

Aerospike is an unusual database. It’s fast, it takes less CPU and DRAM, and it pushes storage harder. That’s how it achieves multi-million transaction per second per server rates, with sub-millisecond access times. This speed makes Aerospike the database of choice for fraud detection, machine learning-based behavioral recommendations, advertising optimization, and a host of other …

Aerospike 4.2: Storage Efficiency and Speed Improvements

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog, Technology, Product Update

Aerospike is pleased to announce the availability of our 4.2 release. Close on the heels of our 4.0 release providing consistency, and our 4.1 release with a number of enterprise security and performance features, we have released our 4.2 release with further enhancements. The theme of these changes is improvements of efficiency and speed. We …

Aerospike 4.1

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog, Technology

Aerospike is pleased to announce the availability of our 4.1 release. After the major 4.0 release introducing consistency, this release has a backlog of interesting enhancements, beyond a number of minor bug fixes. As always, we continue to push forward reliability and performance, as well as enterprise-oriented features. LDAP external authentication. Aerospike has a classic …

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Aerospike 4.0, Strong Consistency, and Jepsen

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog, Technology, Product Update

“In hundreds of tests of SC mode through network partitions, 3.99.1.5 and higher versions have not shown any sign of nonlinearizable histories, lost increments to counters, or lost updates to sets.” – Kyle Kingsbury, Aerospike 3.99.0.3, 12-27-2017 We believe Jepsen has validated our core claims: within reasonable operational constraints, Aerospike does not lose data, nor …

Aerospike accelerates: Strong Consistency with High Performance in Aerospike 4.0

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog, Technology, Product Update

We are pleased to announce general availability of Aerospike 4.0, which includes strong consistency. Aerospike 4.0’s Strong Consistency technology is a revolutionary leap forward for high fidelity data uses. In cases where an application’s reliability requirements might demand PostGres, MySQL or Oracle primary key correctness, Aerospike 4.0 can now be used, with dramatically lower latency …

Jepsen Strong Consistency Validation of Aerospike Database

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Benchmark

“In hundreds of tests of SC mode through network partitions, 3.99.1.5 and higher versions have not shown any sign of nonlinearizable histories, lost increments to counters, or lost updates to sets.” – Kyle Kingsbury, Aerospike 3.99.0.3, 12-27-2017   We believe Jepsen has validated our core claims: within reasonable operational constraints, Aerospike does not lose data, …