SQLFire - An Ultra-fast, Memory-optimized Distributed SQL Database

A session at Strata 2012

Wednesday 29th February, 2012

1:30pm to 2:10pm (PST)

These days users won’t tolerate slow applications. More often than not, the database is the bottleneck in the application. To solve this many people add a caching tier like memcache on top of their database. This has been extremely successful but also creates some difficult challenges for developers such as mapping SQL data to key-value pairs, consistency problems and transactional integrity. When you reach a certain size you may also need to shard your database, leading to even more complexity.

VMware vFabric SQLFire gives you the speed and scale you need in a substantially simpler way. SQLFire is a memory-optimized and horizontally-scalable distributed SQL database. Because SQLFire is memory oriented you get the speed and low latency that users demand, while using a real SQL interface. SQLFire is horizontally scalable, so if you need more capacity you just add more nodes and data is automatically rebalanced. Instead of sharding, SQLFire automatically partitions data across nodes in the distributed database. SQLFire even supports replication across datacenters, so users anywhere on the globe can enjoy the same fast experience.

Stop by to learn more how SQLFire gives high performance without all the complexity.

This session is sponsored by VMware

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Carter Shanklin


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Jags Ramnarayan


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Strata 2012

United States United States, Santa Clara

28th February to 1st March 2012

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Time 1:30pm2:10pm PST

Date Wed 29th February 2012


Ballroom H, Santa Clara Convention Center

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