The Irreplaceable Value of Data Replication

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Jun 17, 2020 1:02:17 PM

What Is Data Replication?

You may have heard your IT team referring to data replication. But what is it really, and why is it so beneficial to your essential operations?

Data replication refers to the process of storing data by copying data from your database from one server to another. This data usually is stored across multiple nodes to improve the availability of your data. Sharing the data across servers means that all users can share the data without inconsistency.

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Topics: Big Data, Computer Data Storage

Why is flash good for data warehousing?

Posted by VIOLIN SYSTEMS on Apr 26, 2013 12:41:10 PM

Flash is about latency and IOPs so why would it be good for Data Warehousing or Business Intelligence?

Excellent question.  Yes, the typical marketing and wow-factor stats around flash are based on latencies and IOPs (Input Output Per Second).  Data warehousing (DW) and Business Intelligence (BI) is normally a throughput game, so what gives?

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Topics: MySQL, Oracle, BI, Big Data, Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, data warehouse, database, ETL, flash, flash storage, reporting, SSD, Sybase, SQL Server