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 Ecosystems – Enabling Frictionless deployment of Aerospike Database in Enterprises

Bharath Yadla Blog, Aerospike Products and Technology

Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0 have brought enormous amounts of pressure upon traditional enterprises looking to avoid being disrupted by their digitally native competitors. These traditional enterprises (also known as Digital Immigrants) have a path towards digital migration which is primarily driven by embracing strategies to build digital business models, which in turn require digital …

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 …

Adtech and Martech Convergence – How Data is Transforming the Customer Journey

Cuneyt Buyukbezci, Aerospike VP of Marketing Blog, Business, Adtech Martech

  Technology is constantly changing and the pace seems to be increasing – transformational change seems to occur more rapidly than ever. Not too long ago, advertisers and marketers invested thousands and thousands of dollars for what was essentially a shot in the dark. They hoped their material would find the right audience and ultimately …

GDPR and Its Impact on Data Strategy

Satish Iyer Blog, Business, Adtech Martech, Financial Services, Telecommunications

Digitization comes at a cost. Each of us now leaves a trail of digital exhaust, an infinite stream of phone records, texts, browser histories, preferences, buying patterns, location, and other information that will live on forever. Oceans of information. Every time someone views a webpage, checks out at the supermarket, receives a home electricity meter report, gets a package …

5 Signs You Should Consider Aerospike Over Amazon DynamoDB

Satish Iyer Blog, Business, DynamoDB

Here’s the Sign(s) Companies choose databases with both core business objectives and technical objectives in mind. Often they select a database that seems to be the best choice at first glance, as well as the path of least resistance, and then are subsequently surprised by cost overruns and technology limitations that quickly hinder productivity and put the business …

Meltdown / Spectre and Aerospike

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog, Technology

Executive Summary The Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs require OS and cloud hypervisor patches to provide data security. These patches, while necessary, come at a performance cost.  In general, we have seen few impacts across the Aerospike customer base due to our remarkably low CPU and system call use. This blog will help you monitor, …