Aerospike 4.0, Strong Consistency, and Jepsen

“In hundreds of tests of SC mode through network partitions, and higher versions have not shown any sign of nonlinearizable histories, lost increments to counters, or lost updates to sets.” – Kyle Kingsbury, Aerospike, 12-27-2017We believe Jepsen has…

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GDPR and Its Impact on Data Strategy

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…

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5 Signs You’ve Outgrown 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…

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Meltdown / Spectre and Aerospike

Executive SummaryThe 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…

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