Predicting operational growth by monitoring the correct metrics:
Such simple data can reveal a wealth of insights. Most important is the cache’s miss rate: how frequently do we need to regenerate data? It is the miss rate that ultimately impacts site performance. Using such data, we were shocked to discover that we were caching a lot less than we thought, and that our cache actually behaved quite erratically, with a greater than 2x difference between peak and trough miss rates
This blog is called myNoSQL and it is written by me, Alex Popescu, a software architect with a passion for open source and communities.
It records my readings, learnings, and opinions on NoSQL databases, polyglot persistence, and distributed systems -- subjects that I'm passionate about.
The opinions expressed here are my own, and no other party necessarily agrees with them.
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