Telcos run some of the most demanding data management environments in the business world. There’s the network environment: Telco network efficiency guidelines have extreme requirements for the availability and performance of network infrastructure, hardware and software: known as “six 9s”, or 99.9999% availability. That equates to unscheduled downtime of no more than 31 seconds PER […]
Written from the ground up to run in-memory, VoltDB is the solution for fast data applications that need to transact in real-time. By occupying this unique place in the database landscape, VoltDB solves a problem that’s pervasive across many industry verticals where organizations are motivated to put their business insights to operational use against a deluge […]
Fast Data — some of our customers have told us that managing fast data is like drinking from a fire hose. I find it interesting how often water is used when talking about data. Clive Humby, back in 2006, called data the new “oil”, but I like the water metaphor — water is a natural […]
In the newest version of VoltDB, we’ve added a new client API to make calling a single-partition procedure at every partition easier. This blog post explains what it does, why we did it, and how to use it.
Billions and billions of transactions are executed each and every day by production-deployed VoltDB applications. A back-of-the-napkin calculation puts the number north of 50 billion a day. The number is likely much, much higher. These billions of transactions are executed across a variety of innovative applications, applications not practical, or sometimes even possible, to build […]