Author Archives: Industry Perspectives

Human Error, Downtime and Design

The tier classification system has traditionally been viewed as the industry benchmark for design standards and site reliability, writes Rob McClary of FORTRUST. Rather than a methodology that emphasizes the predictability of outcomes, it’s the actual results from the data center that matter. Read More

Five Signs You Are Outgrowing MySQL

The data management landscape is rapidly evolving. With the emergence of ‘super apps,’ processing millions of user interactions per second, in addition to big data and the cloud, it’s clear organizations are in need of the “next generation” of databases. Mike Barbagallo of Clustrix gives an overview of how to tell when your database is no longer serving your business. Read More