What Has Us Excited About IRCE 2015

As an organization dedicated to meeting the needs of large and fast-growing e-commerce businesses, few events on the calendar excite us as much as the annual Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE). The conference brings more than 90 percent of the e-commerce solutions market to one place, and offers a uniquely broad view of the Internet retail … Continue reading →

E-Commerce Booms in Europe Despite Economic Hardship

E-commerce is growing rapidly in China, which is not surprising considering the country’s enormous population and the advent of Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce company that set a new record for the largest global IPO ever in 2014 at $25 billion. And China’s not alone in the world of surging online retail sales: The consumer culture in the U.S. is well … Continue reading →

Why Moving Away From a Legacy Architecture Is Easier Than You Think

Many rapidly growing e-commerce sites eventually find themselves at a common crossroads: increased traffic to their sites causes performance problems in legacy, scale-up MySQL databases —like slower page load times or inventory updates—and puts their business in peril.

While these businesses understand that problems with MySQL performance can have a negative … Continue reading →

Mother’s Day Is Days Away… Is Your Site Ready?

Mother’s Day can be tricky for consumers. Many of us want to make sure we give our mothers a gift that shows our appreciation for all they do, but finding time to visit numerous brick-and-mortar stores to find the perfect present is difficult.

For many shoppers, e-commerce is a welcome solution to this problem, especially for the procrastinators among us. … Continue reading →

What I didn’t imagine before Imagine Commerce 2015

Last week we were at Imagine Commerce in Las Vegas. What a powerful event! Between the inviting Wynn pool and the countless hosted parties (and the inevitable hangovers the next day) how could anyone expect work to be done? The answer is lots and lots of coffee. But it wasn’t all fun and games. The incredibly engaged Magento community was in Vegas to work hard, play … Continue reading →

Meet the Clustrix Imagine Team: Director of Solutions Engineering John Filson

For e-commerce businesses, attracting more customers to their websites is typically cause for celebration, as it usually drives higher revenue and increased profit. At the same time, as traffic increases on the e-commerce platform—like Magento, for instance—added stress is placed on the underlying database.  The database is a critical component, ensuring that … Continue reading →

B2B E-Commerce Market to Reach $6.7 Trillion by 2020

B2B companies are constantly looking for even the slightest edge on competitors, anything they can use to effectively differentiate themselves from their competition. But while many are attempting to develop bleeding-edge technologies or cut prices, many organizations may be missing an enormous opportunity right under their noses: A top-of-the-line e-commerce … Continue reading →

Meet the Clustrix Imagine Team: Director of Channel Development Jesse Bornfreund

This year’s Magento Imagine conference, taking place April 20-22 at the Wynn Las Vegas, is groundbreaking for Clustrix as the company will be showcasing ClustrixDB 6.0, the industry’s first-ever enterprise database officially recognized by Magento as a MySQL alternative. ClustrixDB is a distributed SQL database strategically designed for fast-growing e-commerce … Continue reading →

Meet the Clustrix Imagine Team: Director of Sales and Partnership Development Annette Merriman

Clustrix is heading to this year’s Magento Imagine conference—taking place April 20-22 at the Wynn Las Vegas—with ClustrixDB 6.0, the industry’s first-ever enterprise database officially recognized by Magento as a MySQL alternative. It’s an exciting time for the company, which is sending a lineup of A players—the Clustrix Imagine … Continue reading →

Meet the Clustrix Imagine Team: CEO Mike Azevedo

Clustrix provides e-commerce merchants, and others with demanding transaction volumes, the ability to scale without their sites slowing down or crashing.

Because of this technology, Clustrix heads to this year’s Magento Imagine conference (April 20-22 at the Wynn Las Vegas) with the first-ever enterprise database officially recognized by Magento as a MySQL … Continue reading →