You know how in addition to the main movie you have extras on the DVD. Extra commentary, bloopers, extra scenes, etc? Well welcome the Tyrant extras. With my previous blog posts I was trying to set-up a case for looking at NOSQL tools, and not meant to be a decision making tool. Each solution […]Read more
This is part 3 of our series.Â In part 1 we talked about boosting performance with memcached on top of MySQL, in Part 2 we talked about running 100% outside the data with memcached, and now in Part 3 we are going to look at a possible solution to free you from the database.Â […]Read more
Part 1 of our series set-up our “test”Â application and looked at boosting performance of the application by buffer MySQL with memcached.Â Our test application is simple and requires only 3 basic operations per transaction 2 reads and 1 write.Â Using memcached combined with MySQL we ended up nearly getting a 10X performance boost […]Read more
All to often people force themselves into using a database like MySQL with no thought into whether if its the best solution to there problem. Why?Â Because their other applications use it, so why not the new application?Â Over the past couple of months I have been doing a ton of work for clients […]Read more
Recently I had a chance to take a look at Redis project, which is semi-persistent in memory database with idea somethat similar to memcache but richer feature set.
Redis has simple single process event driven design, which means it does not have to deal with any locks which is performance killer for a lot […]