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BlogTechnologyProduct Update

Aerospike 4.5: Persistent Memory and Compression

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 architec...

Solution Brief
Solution Brief: Online Gaming – Growth, Opportunity & Challenges Ahead

Online Gaming – Growth, Opportunity & Challenges Ahead

According to gaming industry research firm Newzoo, online gaming global revenues are projected to exceed $100 billion by 2017. An industry that was once comprised exclusively of hardcore gamers is swelling as casual players join the ranks, spawned by the...

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Don't Buy the Demo

Don't Buy the Demo

In his article posted November 8 on Medium, John Dillon, Aerospike’s CEO, shares his thoughts on the importance of an iterative approach to data systems. He explains why buyers tend to be wooed by sexy demos of new software systems, but often wind up struggling...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

Aerospike 4.4: Change Notification and Operational Improvements

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) –...

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Amazon Effect

Retail/eCommerce Data Architectures Driven by the Amazon Effect

Amazon has been dominating with its scale of operations into every industry sector that it has been getting into. We call that “Amazonian effect” – these Amazonian effects have been brutal not just on brick-and-mortar retailers but also on online businesses as well....

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Order of Magnitude

Order of Magnitude

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....

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Trends in Ecommerce

Trends in Ecommerce: Machine Learning Fueling Growth?

While Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette says that his company’s ecommerce efforts require the same creativity and inspiration as given to Macy’s flagship store in New York City, they also require a much bigger commitment to something that could make or break the retailer’s...

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Fraud Prevention: Q&A with Forrester’s Andras Cser

In this post, Andras Cser, Vice President and Principal Analyst serving Security & Risk Professionals for Forrester Research, answers 5 questions regarding Fraud and Risk Management. He is a leading expert on identity management, access management, user account...

BlogTechnologyBusiness

Amazon EC2 High Memory Instances: Helping Digital Data Architectures?

However, when one considers the Amazon application requirements, one needs to think about location of your data, your costs, and the restart experience and associated infrastructure.  Overall, Amazon is increasing the awareness in this space, echoing where...

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ID Fraud

Payments & Identity Fraud – The Numbers are Staggering

The explosion of customer data and the growing sophistication and frequency of fraud are just some of the challenges facing the financial services industry – not to mention government regulations and new mobile financial players that are disrupting the traditional...

Solution Brief

Fraud Prevention for Digital Payments

How One Global Digital Payment Provider Drove Growth by Improving Fraud Detection, Reducing False Negatives and Strengthening Customer Satisfaction...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

Aerospike 4.3: All Flash & Uniform Balance

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...

Solution Brief
Accelerating the Pace of Digital Transformation - Aerospike in Financial Services

Accelerating the Pace of Digital Transformation

The pace of digital transformation in the financial services industry is rapidly accelerating. Catalysts for change include technology innovations related to big data, distributed computing, the cloud, mobile applications and the proliferation of social media. Econom...

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Aerospike in the IBM Cloud

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 f...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

Aerospike 4.2: Storage Efficiency and Speed Improvements

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 enhance...

Solution Brief

MAXIMIZE THE VALUE OF YOUR OPERATIONAL DATA

It might sound too good to be true: a database system that processes large volumes of operational data in real-time while delivering exceptional runtime performance, high availability, and cost efficiency while still keeping your data safe. What if early adopters in ...

Solution Brief

WHY IS AEROSPIKE’S HYBRID MEMORY ARCHITECTURE DIFFERENT?

More and more enterprise applications are driven by fast decisions closer to data and hence are architected as edge or fog systems. For edge-based systems that require high throughput and extremely low latency over large volumes of data, traditional architectures cal...

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Docker + Aerospike From Development to Deployment with Docker & Aerospike

Aerospike’s integrated Docker solution provides a simple way to deploy containers to support scalable database persistence. With automated cluster formation and self-healing as the cluster topology changes, combined with Aerospike Smart Clients™ eliminates the need...

Solution Brief

POWERING ENTERPRISE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Business processes can be transformed by a superior ability to gather intelligence, make decisions and act in real-time. Systems of engagement (SoEs) that customers and prospects directly engage with require extreme speed and throughput. Systems of record (SoRs) that...

Benchmark

POWERING ENTERPRISE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The patented Aerospike Hybrid Memory Architecture™ achieves strong consistency simultaneously with high performance and thus can be used at the core of any data architecture....

BlogTechnology

Aerospike 4.1

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 a...

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Aerospike powers business moments

Powering Business Moments

The cornerstone of Digital Economy is a business moment, a critical fraction of a second when data transforms into insight turning an opportunity into the business value. Watch the video to learn how digital enterprises transform their database architecture to...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update
Aerospike Database

Aerospike 4.0, Strong Consistency, and Jepsen

“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 h...

Benchmark

Jepsen Strong Consistency Validation of Aerospike Database

“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...

Benchmark

Database Benchmark of Aerospike vs. Couchbase

Executive Summary   In this benchmark report, we present the results of our comparative 12-hour benchmark of Aerospike Server Enterprise Edition 3.12.1 vs. Couchbase Server Enterprise Edition 4.5.1 using a 50/50 read/write workload typical of modern Internet applica...

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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...

BlogBusinessDynamoDB

5 Signs You Should Consider Aerospike Over Amazon 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 surp...

BlogTechnology

Meltdown / Spectre and Aerospike

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 rema...

Webinars

How Microservices is Disrupting FinTech

In this webinar recording, Randy Heffner, VP, and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, and Stephen Murphy, CEO at Genesis Global, explain how microservices improve the speed of execution, key emerging practices for doing microservices well, and how...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

Aerospike Has Removed the Large Data Type (LDT) Feature

  In 2013, Aerospike introduced a new feature known as Large Data Types (LDTs) to enable Aerospike to handle data that exceeded our row size limit. On November 14, 2016, in this blog post, we announced that the feature was deprecated and that we would be removing it...

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The 7 Year Itch: How Aerospike decided to transform the database status-quo (Part 2 of 2)

    As we  mentioned in the first part [0] of this blog, Aerospike 4.0 read/write operations on a single record can be made strictly linearizable [3] (preserving sequential read/write accesses to a record in multiple concurrent execution threads across the entire ...

BlogTechnologyBusinessAerospike Technology

Aerospike takes a major step to transform the Enterprise SoE

    Data Resides at the Core of Digital Transformation Enterprises are transforming to stay competitive and relevant in the digital age. The vitality of customer experience and deeper engagement necessitates the Enterprises to embrace digital technology to drive bett...

BlogTechnologyProduct UpdateAerospike Technology

The 7 Year Itch: How Aerospike decided to transform the database status-quo (Part 1 of 2)

    Since 2010, the Aerospike Real-Time Operational DBMS [1] has been in widespread use for handling real mission-critical applications in the areas of real-time bidding for AdTech, fraud detection for Online Payments, continuous risk management for Stock Brokerage F...

BlogBusiness

Aerospike and Swiggy – from Data to Delivery

    Food Delivery and Data Over the past few years, food and grocery delivery has been one of most disrupted space. The space garnered more investments and more players, making it one of the most competitive sectors. Though the value proposition is simple – Convenie...

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IIoT: The Light at the End of the “Dark Data” Tunnel?

    The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), also known as the Industrial Internet, brings together brilliant machines, advanced analytics, and people at work. It’s a network of a multitude of devices connected by communications technologies resulting in systems t...

BlogBusinessDigital Payments

Creating Value with Fast Decisioning in the World of Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2)

    PSD2, or Payment Services Directive 2 as it is lovingly known, triggers a broad range of emotions from financial institutions (FIs) –  ranging from glee, hope, annoyance, and anger to straight fear.   The FIs that are happy (there are many) tend to be payment ...

BlogTechnologyAerospike Technology

Swarm-ing Containers: Docker Orchestration at Scale

  Aerospike, with its shared-nothing architecture and Smart Client ™, has always been a champion of speed and scale. These qualities are a natural fit for containers, where database horsepower is required to deliver scalable services and microservices. However, all...

BlogBusinessAdtech Martech

AdTech + MarTech = MadTech?

  Convergence and consolidation are omnipresent in every industry. Value chains compress, inefficiencies are driven out and business outcomes are delivered. In some cases, convergence happens across two complementary worlds. The world of Advertising technology (AdTec...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

What’s New in Aerospike 3.13 and 3.14?

  Aerospike announces our latest releases, Aerospike v3.13 and v3.14, which contain eagerly awaited improvements to the operational usability of Aerospike. Popular for high-performance operational uses at scale, Aerospike has seen ever-increasing adoption thanks to...

BlogBusinessTelecommunications

Enabling Telco Transformation with Transactional Analytics

  Most of us can’t live without our mobile devices. Whether we’re using a smart phone to connect with social media or a tablet to watch videos or shop online, we’re digitally connected. That’s not about to change either. Within the next five years, more than...

Webinars

2017 DB Trends Powering Real-Time Systems of Engagement

Forrester Principal Analyst Noel Yuhanna, and Aerospike’s CTO and Co-founder, Brian Bulkowski, discussing the challenges companies face in powering real-time digital business applications and Systems of Engagement (SOEs)....

BlogBusiness

Transforming the Customer Experience with Transactional Analytics

  “Creating brilliant engagement between a human and an organization has become an established discipline with tools, frameworks, and transformative change impacts. It’s about coordinating and optimizing the experience across channels and meeting the needs of the...

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Transactional Analytics and Gartner’s New Market Guide for HTAP

  Gartner recently published a market guide for hybrid transaction/analytical processing (HTAP). It is a must read paper for CIO, data professional and anyone who is involved with analytics driven digital transformation initiative. Gartner’s market guide is a good ...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

What’s New in Aerospike 3.12?

  Widely adopted in the demanding AdTech space, Aerospike is diversifying its customer base by catering to real-time, mission-critical use cases in other industries, including financial services, e-commerce, telecommunications, and retail. This expansion brings wit...

BlogBusinessCloud

Cloud Native in Enterprise: Notes from Container World

  Last month, I had the opportunity to attend Container World – Driving Business & Technical Agility in the Enterprise at the Santa Clara Convention Center. A focused event, Container World is an independent conference and expo to bring together the entire Containe...

BlogBusinessAerospike Technology

What Is an Aerospike Anyway?

  Our company has a cool and interesting name so I thought I’d use this post to explain what an aerospike is, and why it’s such a fitting name for our database and company. Rockets, nose cones and engines In the aeronautical world, an aerospike can refer to one o...

BlogBusiness

Aerospike Database Powers Systems of Engagement

  In my first blog as the newly appointed head of marketing, I wanted to share why I could not miss the opportunity to be a part of Aerospike. Throughout my career, I’ve been fortunate to work with category-leading software companies: Sun Microsystems with Java; HP ...

Benchmark

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 milli...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

What’s New in Aerospike 3.11?

We are excited to announce the release of Aerospike 3.11. This release builds on our core mission of providing customers a highly scalable and performant key value database by adding hybrid memory improvements for greater performance and scale and crucial enterprise ...

BlogTechnologyData Modeling

Aerospike Data Modeling Part 5: Bucketing

Aerospike has a maximum record size, which is not an uncommon restriction in a database. When using storage, the entire record is located consecutively, creating predictability as well as performance. Through embedding, we can model and store large, complex objects. ...

BlogBusiness

Aerospike Customers See Continued Growth and Success in 2016

We’re not really ones for clichés here at Aerospike. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. (Yea, if you’re throwing it at him.) It takes two to tango. (Says the person who hasn’t seen my solo tango.) There’s more than one way to skin a cat. (We’re going to...

BlogTechnologyData Modeling

Aerospike Data Modeling Part 4: Inventory Control

Have you ever tried to buy a concert ticket only to be told as you’re checking out that a ticket at the price you selected is no longer available? And what about trying to book flights? Airline reservation systems are notorious for returning fares that are no longe...

BlogTechnologyData Modeling

Aerospike Data Modeling Part 3: State Machines and Queues

A common data pattern revolves around managing states and ensuring consistent transitions between states. This could be anything from a fulfillment process to workflows or other systems that require maintaining state. In this section, we will cover the concept of sta...

Benchmark

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 per...

BlogTechnologyData Modeling

Aerospike Data Modeling Part 2: The Faceting Pattern

Faceting is a pattern that can be applied to many domain problems. In this context, faceting presents summaries of important metrics and trends and aggregations of key quantitative and qualitative information sources. Applying faceting techniques to your operational ...

BlogTechnologyAerospike Technology

PHP 7 vs. PHP 5: A Performance Comparison

About the Aerospike PHP Client, Zend Engine, and PHPNG Written by Amine Rihane   The Aerospike API Client for PHP is built on top of the Aerospike C Client as an extension for PHP. If you are not familiar with the PHP Client, please refer to our PHP repository on Git...

BlogTechnologyData Modeling

Aerospike Data Modeling Part 1: Embedding, Linking, and Denormalization

The first section reviews the basic data modeling concepts of encapsulation and embedding, linking, and denormalization. These concepts will be built upon throughout this article.  Encapsulation and Embedding   The Aerospike record defines the transactional boundar...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

Aerospike Will No Longer Support the Large Data Type (LDT) Feature

In 2013, Aerospike introduced a new feature known as Large Data Types (LDTs) to enable us to handle data that exceeded our row size limit. Effective immediately, we will no longer actively support the LDT feature and will eventually remove the API. The exact deprecat...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

What’s New in Aerospike 3.10?

We are excited to announce the release of Aerospike 3.10. This release builds on our core mission of improving reliability for applications that demand predictable performance with high availability and also provides support for key new deployment environments such a...

BlogTechnologyCloudProduct Update

Aerospike Now Available on Pivotal Cloud Foundry

Earlier this year, Aerospike initiated its partnership with Pivotal.io, a software and services company based in San Francisco and Palo Alto, CA. We are excited to announce that, with the release of the Aerospike Service Broker Tile on the Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)...

BlogTechnologyData Modeling

Modeling Your Data with Aerospike

Data modeling is often the first step in database design and usually involves a progression from conceptual model to logical model to physical schema. But, as Aerospike is a key-value store, the way you think about, model, and access your data is inherently different...

BlogTechnologyCassandra

Five Signs You Have Outgrown Cassandra (and What to Do About It)

Five Signs You Have Outgrown Cassandra (Aerospike vs Cassandra) Cassandra is a well-known NoSQL database, maintained under the Apache Foundation and commercialized by a number of companies. While it’s easy for organizations such as yours to start with Cassandra, yo...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

Dynamically Growing Clusters in Aerospike v3.9.1 and Beyond

Cluster Sizes Prior to 3.9.1    Prior to Aerospike v3.9.1, we defined the maximum cluster size using a config parameter. Cluster size defaulted to 32, with a maximum value of 128: service { paxos-max-cluster-size 32 } Once the cluster was established, it could then...

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Aerospike Telemetry: A First Peek into the Data

Aerospike CTO and Co-founder Brian Bulkowski:   “On a particular warm and beautiful fall day in 2014, while sitting in a windowless conference room in Palo Alto at The Hive listening to Alistair Croll talk about quantified business and engagement metrics in consume...

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Node on FIRE! Optimizing Callback Handler Performance in Aerospike Node.js

Introduction    Version 2 of the Aerospike Node.js client was released earlier this year; one of our key focus areas was to improve the client’s performance with the switch to asynchronous, non-blocking I/O. Overall, the v2 client improved performance considerabl...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

Aerospike 3.9 Release

What’s New?    Carrying on our quarterly release schedule, we are super excited to announce the release of Aerospike Server 3.9. This continues our mission to provide an Enterprise-Grade NoSQL product. As always, we would love to get your feedback on ouruser foru...

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Modelling Time-Series Data for Top-Performing Stocks in Aerospike using Sorted Maps

With the new Sorted Map API in Aerospike v3.8.4, it is now possible to store Sorted Map data in Aerospike. This is an experimental feature intended to help make Aerospike easier to use; we look forward to our community’s feedback on the API, which we expect to make ...

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Rapid Rebalance: Enterprise-Grade Migrations

Introduction    Migrations are the process of rebalancing and syncing partitions after a cluster disruption event such as a link failure, node restart, etc. With Aerospike Enterprise v3.8.3, we have reduced the typical cluster migration time by 40x. Operations tea...

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Win-Win: Greater Speed and Lower Latency with Aerospike’s Node.js Client v2.0

As promised in the March 2016 announcement of the Aerospike Node.js Client v2.0 early adopter release, today we are going to take a closer look at the performance gains resulting from the switch to non-blocking I/O in the underlying Aerospike C/C++ client library. As...

BlogTechnology

The Inglorious Developer Experience (DX) – Spring 2016 Edition

It’s been a quarter since we launched our Developer Experience (DX) manifesto. So what’s been happening since? Well, a whole lot of interesting things, all focused on helping you, the developer, build better, more engaging applications – faster. But first, let’s ...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

Aerospike 3.8 Release

What’s New    Carrying on our quarterly release schedule, we are super excited to announce the release of Aerospike Server 3.8. This version builds on our core mission of Speed at Scale by providing a set of features that are well-aligned with this mission and enab...

Webinars

Leveraging Big Data with Hadoop, NoSQL and RDBMS

When it comes to capturing and analyzing data, IT departments have more choices today than ever. However, in order to pick the right tool for the job, you need to fully understand your requirements as well as your choices. This is certainly true in the world of Big Data....

BlogTechnologyAerospike Technology

A Change is Gonna Come: Early Adopter Release for Aerospike Node.js Client v2.0

Today, we are announcing the Early Adopter release of version 2.0 of the Aerospike Node.js client. Version 2.0 represents a major update to the Node.js client library with some user-visible changes, as well as lots of refactoring under the hood. Please find below a l...

BlogTechnologyAerospike Technology

Async C Client: Opening the Door to Event-Based Processing

The Aerospike C/C++ client, version 4.0, is the latest client to support asynchronous programming. In doing so, it joins the Java and C# clients. The C client has async interface functions for put, get, operate, apply, and other single-record commands, as well as for...

BlogTechnologyProduct UpdateAerospike Technology

Aerospike Python Client 2.0: Support for Python 3

  The 2.0 version of the Aerospike Python client is a major release: it adds support for Python 3. Therefore, the client software is now compatible with Python versions 2.6, 2.7, 3.4 and 3.5. For those of you migrating your application from Python 2 to Python 3, ther...

BlogTechnology

Open Source Databases: The Unknown Community

It’s hard to judge how popular – and how well-used – an open source project is. At Aerospike, we’d also like more insight into the use of our open source database software. To this end, we propose to collect statistics from running Aerospike clusters to better un...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

Play 2.0: Scalable Caching and Session Store Plugins with Aerospike

The performance of the caching tier could make or break your application.  We at Aerospike have released caching and session store plugins for the Play Framework. Thanks to these plugins, you’ll be able to use the Aerospike database quickly and easily within the P...

BlogTechnologyInternet of Things

Drone-nado: Building Scalable Geospatial Applications with Aerospike

Today’s Geospatial Problem    We are accustomed to Geolocation-aware applications like Foursquare, Yelp & Uber. These applications rely on performing proximity searches based on your current location to provide what’s interesting, open or fun near you. You can ...

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Containers at the Gate: Docker Orchestration at Scale

Note: This blog post is superseded by our 2017 blog post on Docker, which covers best deployment practices with Docker swarm mode.    Containers are changing the way applications are architected and deployed. Whether you are using a service or microservice-like arch...

BlogTechnologyProduct Update

Spring Data for Aerospike

Spring is a common framework used in Enterprise Java applications. Spring hides the complexity of building an Enterprise Java application; it offers numerous helpful modules which abstract the technology details away from the developer so they can concentrate on crea...

Webinars

Supporting Modern Applications: Data Management for Speed & Scale

Today, more than ever, businesses rely on IT to deliver a competitive edge. They want efficiency, agility and the ability to innovate through better collaboration, visibility and performance. However, as business applications continue to grow more sophisticated, so...

Webinars

Don't be Frightened by Moving to NoSQL

In this presentation, you will see a comparison of NoSQL technologies and find answers to many questions. What are the conceptual differences between NoSQL and RDBMS? Why consider one versus the other for your use case? What data modeling, architectural and...

Webinars

There are 250 Database products, are you running the right one?

Listen in to this informative webinar featuring guest speaker, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, Noel Yuhanna and VP of Strategy at Aerospike, Peter Goldmacher, for an overview of the industry, the different types of databases and where NoSQL fits within the...

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The Inglorious DX

  User Experience (UX) is a key way for application developers to differentiate their products and ensure great adoption and stickiness. UX design-driven applications ultimately enhance the satisfaction of the end user, enabling a compelling, enjoyable experience fo...

Blog

Aerospike 3.7.0 Release

We are super excited to announce the release of Aerospike 3.7.0. This builds on our core mission of Speed at Scale by providing a set of features that are well-aligned with this mission and enable building rich, context-aware applications. Geospatial Aerospike can no...

Blog

SilverPush Unifies People, Devices, and Data

As we move to an increasingly connected lifestyle around the world, it is important to understand and track how the same user may be connected via multiple devices such as mobile phone, desktop computer, even a television. Tracking an individual via an application us...

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In-Memory Computing at Aerospike Scale

When to Choose and How to Effectively Use JEMalloc When a customer’s business really starts gaining traction and their web traffic ramps up in production, they know to expect increased server resource load. But what do you do when memory usage still keeps on growin...

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How to Travel Smart Replacing Cache

Aerospike CMO Monica Pal shares how KAYAK uses Aerospike to put relevant offers in front of people when they are buying tickets and planning their trips....

Blog

Memcache users – Shift, don't Shard

Caching with Memcache Many developers, like those at Snapdeal, start with a relational database and find that performance is insufficient. The pressures of throughput and/or latency force them to use a caching solution like Memcache (aka Memcached) and RAM rather tha...

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Aerospike doubles performance, shows 1 M TPS in YCSB tests

About a year ago, Aerospike published a “recipe” describing how a database can be tuned to deliver 1 M TPS on a $5k server. This year we applied many of the changes to Aerospike and doubled performance in YCSB tests. Here is a link to the independent benchmark st...

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E-Commerce Done Right: Five Keys to Snapdeal’s Success

As e-commerce continues to rapidly expand on a global scale, the numbers reflect just how powerful this market has become. In the U.S., online marketplace eBay saw $175 billion in sales in 2012 with all signs pointing full speed ahead. On the other side of the world,...

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Simplicity – the Secret to Scaling

“That’s been one of my mantras — focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” – Steve Jobs Ae...