PolyScale.ai – Scaling MySQL & PostgreSQL with Global Caching

PolyScale.ai – Scaling MySQL & PostgreSQL with Global Caching

Guest post by Ben Hagan from PolyScale.ai Data-driven applications span a wide breadth of complexity, from simple microservices to real-time event-driven systems under significant load. However, as any development and/or DevOps team tasked with performance improvements will attest, making data-driven apps fast globally is “non-trivial”. Modern application architectures such as the JAMstack enforce the separation…


ScaleGrid Raises Growth Equity Round from Spotlight Equity Partners to Accelerate Expansion and Further Invest in Product Roadmap

ScaleGrid Raises Growth Equity Round from Spotlight Equity Partners to Accelerate Expansion and Further Invest in Product Roadmap

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 20, 2021 – ScaleGrid, a leading Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) provider with its headquarters in Palo Alto, CA and with offices in Bangalore, India and Vancouver, Canada, today announced a growth equity round led by private equity firm Spotlight Equity Partners to support its growth in the managed databases market. ScaleGrid provides fully…



ScaleGrid PostgreSQL on VMware Cloud Infrastructure

ScaleGrid PostgreSQL on VMware Cloud Infrastructure

ScaleGrid recently partnered up with VMware to create a solution that integrates the powerful features of a PostgreSQL DBaaS on vSphere with advanced added support for vVols, allowing DBAs to automate and focus more on their product as opposed to time-consuming database management tasks, scaling and high availability. VMware vVols (Virtual Volumes) allows your existing…



Redis vs. Memcached – 2021 Comparison

Redis vs. Memcached – 2021 Comparison

Redis stands for REmote DIctionary Server, created in 2009 by Salvatore Sanfilippo. Memcached, on the other hand, was created in 2003 by Brad Fitzpatrick. Both Redis and Memcached are: NoSQL in-memory data structures Written in C Open source Used to speed up applications Support sub-millisecond latency In 2014, Salvatore wrote an excellent StackOverflow post on when it makes more sense to use Memcached…


mysqldump Best Practices: Part 2 – Migrations Guide

mysqldump Best Practices: Part 2 – Migrations Guide

In the second and final part of our mysqldump best practices we will talk about how to handle the migration and import for stored program objects and views from your MySQL database. To read more about the prerequisites for a successful dump and restore operation for large MySQL databases, check out the first part of…


ScaleGrid Adds Oracle Cloud for Managed Database Hosting

ScaleGrid Adds Oracle Cloud for Managed Database Hosting

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 30, 2021 – ScaleGrid, a leading Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) provider, has just announced support for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) through their fully managed database hosting plans. In addition to their AWS, Azure, Google Cloud (GCP) and DigitalOcean hosting solutions, ScaleGrid now offers OCI hosting for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis™ and MongoDB® database. Oracle…


Which Is The Best PostgreSQL GUI? 2021 Comparison

Which Is The Best PostgreSQL GUI? 2021 Comparison

PostgreSQL graphical user interface (GUI) tools help open source database users to manage, manipulate, and visualize their data. In this post, we discuss the top 6 GUI tools for administering your PostgreSQL deployments. PostgreSQL is the fourth most popular database management system in the world, and heavily used in all sizes of applications from small…