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MySQL thread pool and scalability examples

Nice article about SimCity outage and ways to defend databases:

The graphs showing throughput with and without the thread pool are taken from the benchmark performed by Oracle and taken from here:

The main take away is this graph (all rights reserved to Oracle, picture original URL):

Scalability is where throughput can grow and grow, as demand grows. I need to get more from the database, the question …

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They say: "Relational Databases Aren't Dead"

This is a good read, claiming: "Relational Databases Aren't Dead. Heck, They're Not Even Sleeping", A key quote:
"While not comprehensive, the uses for NoSQL databases center around the acquisition of fast-growing data or data that does not easily fit within uniform structures."
There were 2 parts in the statement about NoSQL's uses. I'll start with the latter:

"data that does not easily fit within uniform structures" - NoSQL is probably the right choice, hmm although I always encourage thinking and architecting in advance. And also online structure changes do exist in the RDBMS world and recently in MySQL: …

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