Getting over 4 Million TPS with NoSQL on the Google Cloud with Aerospike

I did some work with the Aerospike team and some other partners (@dchaley and @jamesrcounts) to validate Aerospike performance benchmarks on the Google Cloud using GCE instances. In addition to blogging about the relatively simple 6-step process of setting up a 20-node cluster to get this mind-boggling performance, my team also wrote some scripts so … Continue reading Getting over 4 Million TPS with NoSQL on the Google Cloud with Aerospike

Trying out CloudBerry Lab Explorer Pro with Google Cloud Storage and Nearline

Tooling matters – particularly in the new-to-many-customers cloud world.  To that end, I’ve been using cloud storage management tools from CloudBerry Lab with several Enterprise customers and made a quick screencast demo of their Storage Explorer Pro (in this case for GCP – Google Cloud Storage and Nearline). In addition to GCP, CloudBerry Lab makes … Continue reading Trying out CloudBerry Lab Explorer Pro with Google Cloud Storage and Nearline

How to: Installing AerospikeDB on Google Compute Engine

Recently, I’ve been doing some work with AerospikeDB.  It is a super-fast in-memory NoSQL Database.  I gave a presentation at the recent BigDataCampLA on ‘Bleeding Edge Databases’ and included it because of impressive benchmarks, such as 1 Million TPS (read-only workload) PER SERVER and 40K TPS (read-write) on that same server.  Here’s the live presentation, … Continue reading How to: Installing AerospikeDB on Google Compute Engine

Bleeding Edge Databases – Aerospike, Algebraix and Google Big Query

I gave a talk called ‘Bleeding Edge Databases’ at this weekend’s BigDataCampLA.  Several attendees asked me to record the talk, so I did (and will link that post below).                 Here’s my favorite tweet from the event. @lynnlangit #BigDataCamp "stunned by GCloud performance" and confident enough to spin … Continue reading Bleeding Edge Databases – Aerospike, Algebraix and Google Big Query