VoltDB - Fast Scalable SQL DBMS with ACID

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VoltDB was specifically designed for contemporary software applications that are pushed beyond their limits by high volume data sources. VoltDB provides the ability to capture, store and process incoming data at millions of read/write operations per second. And VoltDB’s relational model opens that data to be analyzed in real-time, using familiar Business Intelligence tools, to identify data patterns and trends, spot anomalies, or perform tracking and alerting.

In addition to supporting real-time analytics, VoltDB seamlessly integrates with data warehousing and Hadoop infrastructures, feeding data to those environments for deep analytical exploration. Large database gets automatically sharded to multiple nodes, basically it supports database to scale out. VoltDB implements HA using K-Safety, a configurable, active-active durability model for high performance distributed systems.

Client connectors are available in languages like Java, C++, Python, PHP, HTTP/JSON, Ruby and Erlang.




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