Archives for January, 2014

Informix giving a fight for RDBMS; supporting MongoDB types. And sharding..

As of version 12.10.xC2 Informix supports MongoDB-like formats: json and bson.    Combined with the powerful RDBMS features like fully atomicity, and modern partitioning it can now give a powerful Hybrid solution! You can look at it as the RDBMS answer to the NoSQL column-support.. Add to that the maturity of informix and you get […]

NoSQL Distributed Algorithms

NoSQL Distributed Algorithms A very thorough article by Ilya Katsov, covering every aspect of read and write tradeoffs for every CAP variation. The best in its class.

Cassandra data consistency tuning

Cassandra data consistency tuning A great overview of Cassandra’s consistency tuning options for both reads and writes, by DataStax