Database Technology in a Blockchain World

VoltDB

It’s just about official—blockchain has taken over the world. Or, to be more accurate, the idea of blockchain has taken over the world. become Long Blockchain Corp. and Kodak revive itself with blockchain aspirations. NewSQL Databases for Blockchain Innovation.

Database Technology in a Blockchain World

VoltDB

It’s just about official—blockchain has taken over the world. Or, to be more accurate, the idea of blockchain has taken over the world. become Long Blockchain Corp. and Kodak revive itself with blockchain aspirations. NewSQL Databases for Blockchain Innovation.

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Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For June 29th, 2018

High Scalability

kellabyte : Recently I got to work on a project that really stressed Amazon AWS scalability. karmakaze : The key difference is that NoSQL was being developed and used to solve specific issues with using traditional databases. Blockchain is a solution in search of problems.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For August 3rd, 2018

High Scalability

David Gerard : Companies are shocked to realise that blockchain — an expensive and useless idea that has soaked up millions of dollars for zero return — may not be a good technology. “Many companies will halt their blockchain tests this year.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For June 15th, 2018

High Scalability

1.6x : better deep learning cluster scheduling on k8s; 100,000 : Large-scale Diverse Driving Video Database; 3rd : reddit popularity in the US; 50% : increase in Neural Information Processing System papers, AI bubble? Hey, it's HighScalability time: Scaling fake ratings.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For September 28th, 2018

High Scalability

MrTonyD : I was writing production code over 30 years ago (C, OS, database). Don't miss all that the Internet has to say on Scalability, click below and become eventually consistent with all scalability knowledge (which means this post has many more items to read so please keep on reading).

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 30th, 2018

High Scalability

million : US Nintendo Switch sales; 40+% : Rust users feel productive; 15 terabytes : monthly measurements of third-party web transparency tracking data; $133.20 : total music sales by Imogen Heap on blockchain; 8.3 The scalability of a native graph database. Wake up!

Even more amazing papers at VLDB 2019 (that I didn’t have space to cover yet)

The Morning Paper

MongoDB is an important database, and this paper explains the tunable (per-operation) consistency models that MongoDB provides and how they are implemented under the covers. Microsoft have a paper describing their new recovery mechanism in Azure SQL Database , the key feature being that it can recovery in constant time. On one of the themes that captures my imagination, how changing hardware platform influence system design: Rethinking database high availability with RDMA networks.