Analysis of clustering technology vendor Xkoto and its Gridscale product line. Related subjects include:

July 31, 2010

Teradata, Xkoto Gridscale (RIP), and active-active clustering

Having gotten a number of questions about Teradata’s acquisition of Xkoto, I leaned on Teradata for an update, and eventually connected with Scott Gnau. Takeaways included:

Frankly, I’m disappointed at the struggles of clustering efforts such as Xkoto Gridscale or Continuent’s pre-Tungsten products, but if the DBMS vendors meet the same needs themselves, that’s OK too.

The logic behind active-active database implementations actually seems pretty compelling:  Read more

September 11, 2009

Xkoto Gridscale highlights

I talked yesterday with cofounders Albert Lee and Ariff Kassam of Xkoto. Highlights included: Read more

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