In this blog post, the first in a two-part series, I’m going to describe pre-modern databases: traditional relational databases, which support SQL but don’t scale out, and NoSQL databases, which scale out but don’t support SQL. In the next part, I’m going to talk about modern databases – which scale out, and which do support SQL – and how they are well suited for an important new workload: operational analytics. In the Beginning: OLTP Online transaction processing (OLTP) emerged several decades ago as a way to enable database customers to create an interactive experience for users, powered by back-end systems. …
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MemSQL has been designed and developed as a distributed relational database, bringing the effectiveness of the relational database model into the new world of the cloud, containers, and other software-defined infrastructure. Today, most of our customers run our software using some combination of the cloud and containers, with many also running it on-premises. Today, we are purveyors of the leading platform-independent NewSQL database. Having recently joined the Cloud Native Computing Federation, we’d like to take this opportunity to answer the question: “What makes a database cloud-native?” Cloud-Native Software Definition There are many definitions of “cloud-native software” available. 451 Research states …
An investment in ecosystem partners to bring cutting-edge, customized, accelerated solutions to drive innovation and growth across data centric markets. It’s no secret that the pace of innovation is accelerating faster than we’ve ever seen before. A new era of data-centric computing innovation is being driven by not only a massive volume of data being ...continue reading World’s Largest Intel FPGA China Innovation Center
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The Shift From .Net Framework to .Net Core Established in the early 2000s, .Net framework was introduced as a choice of technology in many organizations and enterprises for developing customer-facing applications and back office applications. Soon after its launch, there...
2019 will be a “defining year at the intersection of physical and cybersecurity,” according to Chris Wilder, senior analyst at Moor Insights and Strategy. It’s easy to see why. As the collection, storage, and processing of data explodes within data centers, across networks, and at the intelligent edge, the threat of loss or misuse of ...continue reading Intel Strengthens Security from the Foundation Up with New Suite of Enabling Tools
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Earlier this year, Google Cloud announced its vision for hybrid cloud centered on providing a choice of running workloads within GCP or on-prem with seamless workload portability. At Intel, we have long believed that cloud architectures are a foundation for data-centric computing and that a multi-cloud foundation is required to fully unleash the power of ...continue reading We’re Stepping on the Gas Pedal for Hybrid Cloud
We are pleased to announce the production-ready release of Hazelcast IMDG 3.12. We’ve crushed a lot of bugs, provided general performance improvements, plus we’ve added some great new features (more of which below). The release by numbers: 676 Issues 784 Pull Requests 47 Committers 168 Days Elapsed CP Subsystem The new CP Subsystem provides implementations […]
Industry’s first dual-band 4-stream Wi-Fi 6 router powered by Intel® technology If your home is like mine, you’re connecting more devices of all different types to your network — and you might have noticed that your old router is having trouble keeping up. Most of us depend on Wi-Fi connectivity and, luckily, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) ...continue reading NETGEAR Nighthawk AX4 Brings Affordable Wi-Fi 6 to More Homes
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There are many misconceptions about IBM Power Systems in the marketplace today, and this blog series is helping to dispel some of the top myths. In my last post, I put aside the myth that the x86 architecture is the de-facto industry standard for all applications and that Power Systems will soon become obsolete. In […]
Two GridGain experts are speaking today and tomorrow at the Saint Highload++ conference in St. Petersburg, Russia. Senior software engineer Ivan Rakov and Stanislav Lukyanov of the Customer Success Team will be talking about how asynchronous transactional replication is organized in GridGain.
Last fall I wrote about Intel’s efforts in open source for visual cloud, as the industry gathered in Amsterdam for IBC 2018. As the focus shifts to Las Vegas for NAB Show 2019, I’m proud to share the gains we’ve made with these projects, in conjunction with the launch of 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable ...continue reading Open Source Spurs Visual Cloud Innovation
The future of visual content will be unlike anything we’ve seen before. Previous decades of video entertainment have brought incremental improvements in terms of quality, delivery, and access. The next decade, however, will bring entirely new forms of interaction and immersion. We are moving from passive content to rich, intelligent experiences that evolve along with ...continue reading Content Delivery Networks Evolve in a New Era of Storytelling
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Last fall in a blog post about some of Intel’s latest open source efforts for visual cloud, my colleague Imad Sousou noted that Intel was helping advance the next generation of CODECs, specifically Scalable Video Technology (SVT) for HEVC and AV1. SVT is a singular, cohesive software architecture for an encoder core library that enables ...continue reading Open Visual Cloud Accelerates Innovation for Visual Cloud Services
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