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 CockroachDB.
The somewhat established, niche SQL scale-out contenders, like Clustrix, MemSQL VoltDB and NuoDB are getting more competition than they can handle these days from all sides.