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How We Price Our Databases

People often ask us how we come up with the prices on our various database deployments. There is an underlying logic to it all but it may not be obvious so in this article we're going to talk about how we build out database deployments and how that r…

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Debunking Myth of RAID 10 as Best Practice on AWS

For the most amazing performance on AWS, use RAID 10 with provisioned i/ops (henceforth piops). A combination of RAID 10 and piops achieved read performance equaling the sum of all provisioned i/ops. Thus, 4 x 1000 piops disks achieved 4000 read i/o…

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