Posts Tagged ‘Research and Development’

Optimizing the Performance of Apache Spark Queries

June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments | Artsiom Yudovin...
Learn how the run times of Spark Core and Spark SQL queries can be improved by speeding up slow processes and optimizing serialization tasks.

Multi-Cluster Deployment Options for Apache Kafka: Pros and Cons

March 16, 2018 | 5 Comments | Nikita Gorbachevski
This blog post investigates three models of multi-cluster deployment for Apache Kafka—the stretched, active-passive, and active-active.

MongoDB 3.4 vs. Couchbase Server 5.0 vs. DataStax Enterprise 5.0 (Cassandra)

October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Alex Khizhniak
The 2017 study by Altoros evaluated the three leading NoSQL solutions across 22 key parameters—such as architecture, development, administration, etc.

Performance Comparison of Ruby Frameworks 2016

November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | Eugene Melnikov
This blog post shares some of the performance results demonstrated by a variety of Ruby frameworks, template engines, app servers, and ORM tools.

“Q Sectors”: Global Digital Transformation Leads to Economic Growth

January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | Roger Strukhoff
The most advanced sectors of a nation's economy lead to overall growth. A survey of these "Q Sectors" will reveal global stars, as well as diamonds in the rough.

10 Key Criteria for Evaluating API Automation Tools

February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments | Alex Khizhniak
APIs are crucial for any microservices-based architecture—as a means of communication between its components.

An Augmented Reality App by Altoros Hit 3,000,000 Unique Users During 3 Days

April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments | Alena Vasilenko...
Normally, cloud-based solutions are scaled horizontally by adding more nodes to a cluster. However, the fine-tuning capabilities are limited in this case.

Increasing Performance of a 100-Node Hadoop Cluster: The Story of Joyent

August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments | Alex Khizhniak
Joyent now produces disk I/O response times 3x faster than similar solutions from other IaaS providers.

Apatar Press Coverage, 2007–2010

December 15, 2010 | 0 Comments | Alex Khizhniak
These are the main articles about Apatar, an open-source data integration product developed by Altoros. The project was mostly active during these four years.
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