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Five Ways to Tell You Are Outgrowing MySQL

  • Five Ways to Tell You Are Outgrowing MySQL-

    Difficulty handling reads, writes and updates

    Many analytics platforms are built on MySQL databases that simply can't scale to support detailed analytics or advanced feature sets. As your load increases, if you are finding it difficult to handle additional reads and writes, you may need a different database. With a scale-out approach, administrators can easily add extra nodes to process additional demand, making the handling of increased transactions much easier.

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Five Ways to Tell You Are Outgrowing MySQL

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  • Five Ways to Tell You Are Outgrowing MySQL-2

    Difficulty handling reads, writes and updates

    Many analytics platforms are built on MySQL databases that simply can't scale to support detailed analytics or advanced feature sets. As your load increases, if you are finding it difficult to handle additional reads and writes, you may need a different database. With a scale-out approach, administrators can easily add extra nodes to process additional demand, making the handling of increased transactions much easier.

The data management landscape is complex and quickly evolving. Nothing underscores this evolution more than the emergence of 'super apps' — or applications that process millions of user interactions per second. Factor in Big Data and the cloud, and it becomes clear that organizations are in need of a new generation of databases that can perform better and scale faster.

If you're unsure of whether or not your organization is ready for a scale-out database, take a look at this slideshow from scale-out SQL startup Clustrix for five signs you may be outgrowing MySQL.