CHOOSE YOUR CATEGORY:

M2M World Congress Wrap-Up

I attended M2M World Congress in London two weeks ago and have been pondering my “take-aways” since. While many VoltDB customers use our NewSQL, in-memory database to provide scalable transactions, decisions and analytics in M2M deployments (smart grids, mobile telco platforms, cloud PaaS products), putting the M2M/IoT space into a broader context is hard.… Read more

 

Stonebraker Live! – Tonight!

Register nowto join us via live streaming!

Can’t make it to Santa Clara tonight? That doesn’t mean you can’t attend Stonebraker Live!

Join us via live stream at 6:30 p.m. Pacific to hear from database legend Mike Stonebraker, as well as VoltDB’s VP of Market Strategy, Mark Hydar, and Co-founder, Scott Jarr.… Read more

 

VoltDB client for the Go Language

A while ago I published my Go VoltDB driver to github (https://github.com/rbetts/voltdbgo).  I wrote the driver for three reasons: to learn and write a little go; to be able to test and script against VoltDB using go; and to experiment with some different VoltDB client patterns.… Read more

 

Leaderboards: Optimization for Ranking-Related Queries

My name is Xin Jia and I was one of the student interns at VoltDB this summer. For one of my projects, I worked on a feature that greatly improved the performance of ranking-related queries.… Read more

 

Writing VoltDB Apps in Java Q & A

NewSQL and NoSQL databases present developers with a new and interesting programming model where there are fewer connections to the database, query parallelism, partitions and an easy model for supporting new clusters.… Read more

 

Strangeloop Conference Recap

Last week in St. Louis, Dr. Michael Stonebraker gave the keynote address at the Strangeloop conference. His topic was In-Memory Databases – the Future is Now! Strangeloop is a fantastic multi-disciplinary tech conference run by Alex Miller (@puredanger) that may be the closest thing to geek heaven this side of graduate school.… Read more

 

Making an Impact: VoltDB Engineering Interns

Making an Impact: VoltDB Engineering Interns

Summer went by too fast in New England!  We are already missing our two engineering internship students, Xin Jia from Brown University and Zheng li from University of Massachusetts, Lowell.… Read more

 

MySQL to VoltDB: Experiences from the field

Francis Pelland is the Technical Lead for Social Game Universe developing the next generation of The Lightning Platform. The Lightning Platform lets developers build high performance, scalable data platform and provides the management, analytics and the tools to promote and grow social games.… Read more

 

Thoughts on NoSQL Now! 2012

One of the best parts about working for a growing start-up is the chance to leave keyboard and office behind and escape to meet users. I spent last week in San Jose at NoSQLNow – a conference designed to bring together users and vendors of “Not Only SQL” products.… Read more

 

VoltDB – Simplified CSV Loader

My name is Xin Jia, a Brown University student, and I’ve spent the summer interning at VoltDB. One of the first projects that I worked on this summer was a CSV Loader with fellow intern Zheng Li.… Read more

 

686K TPS with Spring Framework Web App and VoltDB

We’ve recently put up a series of blog posts describing the components of a Spring-MVC web application, including VoltDB as the database, that saves votes being called in for talent show contestants.… Read more

 

Q&A from My Talk at the Hamburg Javascript Meet-up

On June 18 I gave a talk to the Javascript meet-up group in Hamburg, Germany.  It was a very enjoyable evening.   I’d like to thank Martin Kleppe for organizing the event, and the meet-up group members for investing an evening to learn more about Node.js and VoltDB.… Read more

 

Great Evening with the TriangleJS Meet-up Group

Last night I gave a talk and had an engaging conversation with the TriangleJS meet-up group in Raleigh, NC.  I’d like to thank my hosts at WebAssign for providing such a nice facility, Lucas Myers for managing the logistics of the meet-up and, most of all, the group members who invested an evening to learn more about VoltDB.… Read more

 

VoltDB Community Users Share Knowledge

VoltDB adoption and deployments are accelerating.  We’re working hard make our products easy to use in both cloud and privately-racked infrastructures.  We see strong adoption in five application categories – capital markets (mostly around trading systems), digital advertising, online games, network monitoring, and intelligence/surveillance (national security, fraud mitigation, etc.).… Read more

 

695k TPS with Node.js and VoltDB

Hi, I’m Henning Diedrich, co-founder and CEO of Eonblast, Inc. I’m a guest contributor to VoltDB’s blog.

In February I was contacted by VoltDB about conducting a benchmarking project.  The company had recently released an updated version of a Node.js client driver that had originally been authored by Jacob Wright, one of VoltDB’s community members. … Read more

 

Integrating VoltDB with the Spring Framework

I’ve been writing Spring applications for a few years now and I’ve always been struck by the framework’s flexibility. A developer can write a web application in several distinct ways there is no discernible difference from an end user’s perspective.  … Read more

 

Berlin Bettswords

Getting away from the line-by-line details of code is necessary – the big picture matters. Getting away to Berlin, Germany, is a treat.  I’ve spent most of a week at the Berlin Buzzwords Conference http://berlinbuzzwords.de listening and talking about data management. … Read more

 

Community Contributions – Erlang Client Library

We at VoltDB are proud to announce contributions by our community members. In this post we highlight the Erlang Client Library, contributed by Henning Diedrich, of EonBlast Corporation. Eonblast will use this library and VoltDB in their upcoming game, Solar Pirates.

Read more

 

Welcome to Voltage, the blog for VoltDB enthusiasts

Welcome to the VoltDB blog, and what I hope will be a series of mostly (except this one!) technical posts about our product; what it’s for, how to use it, and how it’s built; along with news and events that will be of interest to the VoltDB community.

Read more