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VoltDB Real-Time Analytics with JSON

Consider the scenario where you are building an online multi-player game platform, where users can use the platform to create their own games.  Such a platform would have the following high-level requirements:

  1. It needs to be able to process tens of thousands of write transactions, game state changes, per second. 
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Building A High Throughput Web App with Spring-MVC and VoltDB

My last few posts have discussed parts of a web application that integrate VoltDB into a Spring web application. Today I will show how all the pieces are put together to build a low latency, high throughput Spring-MVC application.… Read more

 

Using the Spring Converter API with VoltDB Data Objects

Mapping one type to another is a pretty common task. Hibernate and other ORM’s map a result from a data source’s native representation to an application specific representation. In English, I want to convert a JDBC result set, or data objects, into a collection of POJOs (plain old Java objects) using some kind of data mapping tool or API.… Read more

 

The Big Data Value Continuum – Part 2

This is the second post in a two-part series entitled The Big Data Value ContinuumYou can find Part 1 here.

Recall that in the world of Big Data, our fundamental assumption is that data no longer resides in a static database for its entire life.  … Read more

 

Using the Spring @Schedule Annotation

In a previous life I had a requirement that a web application scanned the expiration date of purchased content and sent one of three emails letting the user know that the item would expire soon, was going to expire very soon and that the item has expired.… Read more

 

OLTP and Decision Support

The purpose of this blog posting is to discuss strategies for handling decision support queries in Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) applications.  First, I want to talk about the two classes of OLTP applications that I see in the marketplace.… Read more

 

The Big Data Value Continuum – Part 1

This is the first post in a two-part series entitled The Big Data Value Continuum.  You can find Part 2 here.

Technology markets are challenging enough to understand but, when you throw in the added noise that typically accompanies early markets, gaining real insights can be next to impossible.  … Read more

 

Q&A from March 21 Webinar

Last week I gave a webinar entitled OldSQL vs. NoSQL vs. NewSQL for New OLTP.  If you missed the live webinar and want to view the recorded version, you’ll find it here (you may need to scroll down to find it). … Read more

 

Use Main Memory for OLTP

This is the first in a series of blog posts in which I will explore various aspects of On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP).   In this post, I’ll examine main memory storage as an alternative to disk for traditional and “New OLTP” systems.… Read more