SingleStore4Good2 min Read

As part of the #singlestore4good initiative, hosted at SingleStore.org , SingleStore is excited to contribute to the SafeGraph COVID-19 D…
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Containers2 min Read

Kubernetes has taken the world by storm, transforming how applications are developed, deployed, and maintained. For a time, managing stateful services with Kubernetes was difficult, but that has changed dramatically with recent innovations in the community. Building on that work, SingleStore is pleased to announce the availability of our SingleStore Kubernetes Operator, and our certification by Red Hat to run on the popular OpenShift container management platform. Kubernetes has quickly become…
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Docker5 min Read

One of the main themes at DockerCon 2017 was the challenge of migrating legacy applications to containers. At SingleStore, we’re early adopters. We are already into our third year of running Docker at scale in production for our distributed software testing regime, where the performance, isolation, and cost benefits of containers are very attractive. The Challenge Before I take you through our journey to containers, let me start by outlining some of the general challenges of testing a…
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Docker1 min Read

Evaluating software infrastructure is important, but it should not be difficult. You should be able to try and see quickly whether a piece of core software suits your needs. This is one of the many helpful use cases for Docker. Of course Docker has many more uses, including helping run a 107 node cluster with CoreOS , but this post focuses on the quick start scenario. With an install of boot2docker.io for Mac or Windows, and a pre-configured ‘cluster-in-a-box’ Docker container, you can be on…
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Engineering1 min Read

At a recent CoreOS meetup, I gave a presentation on the design and implementation of Psyduck, which is the name for SingleStore’s test infrastructure.  In this talk, I’ll explain how SingleStore runs over 60,000 tests every day on our 107 machine cluster running CoreOS.
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Carl Sverre

Carl Sverre

Whether I am building distributed systems or creating real-time visualizations, my passion is solving hard problems and writing elegant code. I am a Senior Director working at a database startup in San Francisco called SingleStore.