Clustering

July 20, 2017

Do You Need Five 9s?

When it comes to database high availability, how many 9s do you really need? Finding the right mix of reliability and infrastructure complexity is vital to make the best use of your resources. In this blog, we will take a high-level look at three common approaches, spanning from 99.9% to 99.999% uptime.

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April 28, 2017

Get Started with MariaDB on Docker: Q&A

Our live webinar on how to build and scale an application with MariaDB on Docker was so well attended that we weren’t able to get to all the audience questions at the end. Here are our answers to the ones we missed during the live session.

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April 29, 2016

Why is ColumnStore important?

Relational databases store data in rows because a typical SQL query looks for multiple fields within a record. For example, if you ask for name, zip code and email address of all your customers in New York, the result is presented in rows, with each row containing several fields from a single record. Row structures are also well optimized to handle a lot of inserts and updates.

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