Amazon EC2 I3 Performance Results

Amazon Web Services has just released its “next-generation Storage Optimized High I/O instances”, named “Amazon EC2 I3” instances. The new instances have large amounts of NVMe (SSD, Flash) storage. Amazon claims that these instances “deliver up to 3.3 million random…

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Aerospike vs. ScyllaDB: An Initial Comparison

Our benchmark comparison on ScyllaDB shows Aerospike’s clear performance advantages with 9x greater throughput, 13.5x lower read latency, 2x lower update latency and 3.6x greater insert throughput. What does this mean for your business? Aerospike is predictably performant and more…

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How did Aerospike do on Cassandra’s own Benchmark?

Cassandra recently ran a benchmark entitled “Benchmarking Top NoSQL Databases”.  As the test did not include Aerospike, we ran Cassandra’s own benchmark ourselves.  The outcome?  Aerospike both dramatically outperformed Cassandra on the benchmarks and came in at about 20% of Cassandra’s cost.

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