VoltDBrief - January 2013

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Shopzilla + VoltDB =
Online Shopping

Every month, Shopzilla connects more than 40 million shoppers with more than 100 million products from tens of thousands of retailers on a global level. That’s a massive amount of data — and that's why Shopzilla turned to VoltDB.

Want to learn more? Read this case study from InfoWorld and join us on May 9th for a Volt Vanguard webcast featuring Mik Quinlan, distinguished architect at Shopzilla.


Forbes Focuses on VoltDB and Big Data

Gil Press at Forbes says, “Bruce Reading, CEO of VoltDB, has an interesting and original take on the big data landscape.”

Spoiler alert: we agree with Gil.

Get the whole story in his recent Forbes.com post, “The Big Data Landscape Revisited.”


Get Your Hack On.

Bostonians: show us what you’ve got at our weekend hackathon event, May 4th and 5th at hack/reduce!

On May 4th, there will be training and time to get a head start on your project.

On May 5th, the official hackathon begins. (Cinco de Mayo-style, of course, with prizes, drinks and great food to celebrate!)

Want to join us? Of course you do! Register today to save a seat.

On Demand From th New England Database Summit - John Hugg   Shopzilla and Social Game Universe   Stonebraker LIVE!

Now Available: VoltDB Version 3.2

What’s inside the latest release?

Live schema updates to a running VoltDB cluster mean that “on the fly” changes are no sweat. So go ahead — add, delete, or modify columns and indexes as well as tables. We’ll keep running.

And more good news — updates to large catalogs, especially those with lots of stored procedures, are even faster than they’ve been in previous versions. Zoom!

See it for yourself: download 3.2 now.


Earning Our Erlang Stripes

This is huge: VoltDB achieved 877,000+ online transactions per second in a recent Erlang app benchmark test.

Community member Henning Diedrich, CEO of Eonblast Corporation, provides an inside look in this blog post.


Stonebraker Live! in New York, San Fran, and Austin

Attention Stonebraker superfans: the industry legend is going coast-to-coast to give you a guided tour of the database universe.

Don’t get left behind — register now!

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Upcoming Events

4/30/13: Cambridge
Training workshop at hack/reduce
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Stonebraker Live!
5/2/13: NYC
5/14/13: San Francisco
6/18/13: Austin

5/4/13 - 5/5/13: Cambridge
Hackathon at hack/reduce
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5/9/13: Online
Webcast: Shopzilla — How One E-Commerce Innovator is Redefining Real-time Inventory and Pricing
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5/13/13: Cambridge
Boston MySQL Meetup featuring VoltDB's John Hugg
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