Friday, March 10, 2017

The Rise of Cloud ACID Databases

Cloud Spanner and AWS Aurora among others are promising traditional RDBMS capabilities with cloud scale-out (does not mean cheaper btw).
Here is interesting article comparing Cloud Spanner with its inspired open source offshoot called CochRoachDB.
Somewhat established niche SQL scale-out contenders like Clustrix, MemSQL VoltDB and NuoDB are getting more competition than they can handle Smile :)