Aerospike and Intel – proving the next generation of in-memory performance

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog

P3700, Haswell (Xeon E5v3), DDR4. As expected, transistor counts are going up. Database parallelism is the need of the day. These three technologies, from Intel, have arrived, delivering the next generation of in-memory performance. Aerospike couldn’t be happier. As a database predicated on the coming generations of in-memory technology, we expected that RAM will get …

Memcache users – Shift, don't Shard

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog

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 than disk.  For small instances where a single cache can hold enough data, this may …

Aerospike doubles performance, shows 1 M TPS in YCSB tests

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog

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 study. Here is how you can recreate …

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

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog

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, Internet retail in India accounted for $3 billion …

Intel Case Study Highlights how AppNexus increased performance, reliability and serviceability, while reducing their server count

Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike Founder and CTO Blog

AppNexus technology powers the most innovative trading solutions and marketplaces for Internet advertising. It’s what the world’s most influential advertising and media companies build their businesses on, and what enables them to deliver the ads that deliver the content that people love. Intel, the world’s largest semiconductor chip maker by revenue, recently published a case …

eBay Helps Retailers Know Your Holiday Shopping List – Before You Do!

Aerospike Marketing Blog

eBay is the 20th most popular site in the world and with $175 billion in sales in 2012, one of the largest e-commerce companies in the world. Satish Katiyar, eBay Advertising CTO, and Prakash Chandra, head of Engineering at eBay Advertising, spoke at a recent Scale Warrior of Silicon Valley meetup about how the eBay …

Building a RESTful Web Service with Spring Boot and Aerospike

Peter Milne, Head of Technology Architecture, Adform Blog

Spring Boot is a powerful jump start into Spring. It allows you to build powerful applications with production grade services with little effort on your part. Aerospike is a high available, low latency NoSQL database that scales linearly. It is an in-memory database optimized to use both DRAM and native Flash. Aerospike boasts latencies of ...

Simplicity – the Secret to Scaling

Aerospike Marketing Blog

“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 Aerospike co-founder Srini’s experience scaling Yahoo! …

Aerospike Certification Tool (ACT) for Solid State Drive (SSD) Benchmarks

Aerospike Marketing Blog

At Aerospike, we serve customers with very strict requirements for latency and throughput. We take these needs very seriously. One of our larger customers needed an expansion of their cluster, and the drives they used were no longer available. They asked us for a recommendation, and we did a round of testing with an open-source tool …