Posts Tagged "couchdb"


Tuesday, January 24th, 2012


Getting off the Couch(DB)

In 2009 we were were growing fast. Very fast. So fast in fact that we were beginning to crush our MySQL database while running queries against a few tables that had grown to contain between 10 and 30 million rows. We moved the data from some of our largest tables into CouchDB to help us ... keep reading →



Tuesday, May 31st, 2011


Fast Queries on Large Datasets Using MongoDB and Summary Documents

Note: This entry has been cross-posted from the personal blog of Signal engineer John Wood. The past few months we at Signal have been spending a considerable amount of time and effort enhancing the performance of our application for some of our larger customers. It wasn’t that long ago that our largest subscription list was ... keep reading →