MongoDB Performance for more data than memory

I've recently been having a play around with MongoDB and it's really cool. One of the common messages I see all over is that you should only use it if your dataset fits into memory. I've not yet seen any benchmarks on what happens when it doesn't though. So, here ... Read more

MySQL Performance for More Data than Memory

In a previous post I looked at the performance hit you get in MongoDB when the working set is larger than the memory available. I thought I'd have a look to see how MySQL fares under similar conditions. The experiment was very similar experiment to the experiment for MongoDB. Setup ... Read more

Colin Howe

I'm Colin. I like coding, ultimate frisbee and startups. I am VP of engineering at Conversocial