Blog Posts about performance

Light-Weight AMPS bridge

  Jul 10, 2013   |      David Noor

The AMPS Bridge What if your application needs a light-weight way to move messages between AMPS instances? AMPS Replication already reliably propagates messages to downstream instances. Individual replication links are configured with settings to filter out which topics and messages are replicated. Replication makes use of transaction logging to ensure...
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AMPS I/O Performance Goes to the Next Level with MCS

  Aug 14, 2013   |      Dirk Myers

Today, 60East is announcing the results of our evaluation of Memory Channel Storage™ (MCS™) architecture from Diablo Technologies, Incorporated at the Flash Memory Summit. In our labs, MCS demonstrated very low latency with a consistent latency profile and high throughput, as shown in the chart below and described in more...
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Thumbnail: AMPS: Faster than Ever with Memory Channel Storage

  May 1, 2014   |      Dirk Myers

In this new video, Jeffrey Birnbaum from 60East and Riccardo Badalone from Diablo Technologies, Inc. discuss how AMPS pushes Memory Channel Storage™ to the limit. The video includes a comparison against flash storage attached through the PCIe bus, details on why MCS performs so well, and what that performance means...
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Thumbnail: Extreme Storage Performance

  Dec 8, 2014   |      Dirk Myers

At 60East, we’re constantly being asked to evaluate new technologies in high-performance computing. AMPS tests these technologies to their limits. AMPS applications require predictable latency at high messaging volumes: for most applications that use AMPS, the limits of the storage or networking system are what limits the capacity of the...
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Thumbnail: AMPS versus Santa: Who's Faster?

  Dec 24, 2014   |      60East Holiday Central

At 60East Technologies, we think about delivery a lot! We’re always thinking about what can be learned by studying real-world delivery technologies used elsewhere. Perhaps the grand-daddy of all delivery companies is Santa Claus. He’s delivering packages to approximately 526 million children in 150 million households over a 31 hour...
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Thumbnail: Santa Officially Chooses To Crank Up the AMPS

  Dec 26, 2014   |      60East Holiday Central

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2014-12-26 North Pole – Santa Clause, Inc. (SANTA) announced today that it will be choosing 60East Technologies’ AMPS product as their strategic messaging platform. SANTA expects the demands on delivery to continue to increase at record rates given the improvements in the economy and world population increases....
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Thumbnail: AMPS 4.0: Back from the Future

  Jan 24, 2015   |      Dirk Myers

It’s great to be back! We just returned from a trip to 2025. While we were there, we took a look at what messaging systems and databases were like in 2025. We brought a bunch of cool stuff back and added it to AMPS 4.0. We’ve revealed some of these...
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Thumbnail: How can a Pure Software Messaging Solution Whip the NIC off a Hardware Messaging Appliance?

  Jul 22, 2015   |      Ravi Palepu

Why is it that the latest Bugatti Veyron doesn’t have the fastest time at the Top Gear test track? How could a highly regulated or constrained 2004 Renault R24 Formula One outperform it? The Bugatti outperforms the F1 in many tests; but not on that prestigious Top Gear track due...
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Thumbnail: The NBA of Data Science

  Oct 1, 2015   |      Brand Hunt

I’ve been pondering for a while on how to showcase some replay functionality in our AMPS product in a way that’s general enough that everyone understands the concept, yet provides a solution metaphor that easily translates into other domains. Ideally, the data would be from some real-world system, where time-series,...
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Thumbnail: Comparison: AMPS and RabbitMQ

  Feb 26, 2016   |      60East

The Advanced Message Processing System (AMPS) from 60East Technologies is used in production for thousands of enterprise messaging applications. These applications use AMPS because they have the most demanding throughput and latency requirements for publish/subscribe messaging. These applications also take advantage of the AMPS durable message storage, historical replay and...
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Thumbnail: Is Your App Solid? (Does it need SSD?)

  Apr 28, 2017   |      Brand Hunt

It’s 2017 and this is the year Gartner estimated more revenue will come from selling Solid State Drives (SSDs) than their slower, spinning, ancestral Hard Disk Drives (HDDs). 1 To some, this seems like a no-brainer, but many experts believe the estimate is way off as HDDs continue to improve...
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Thumbnail: Beat the Traffic With Conflation

  May 4, 2017   |      Dylan Ridinger

Does your network bandwidth ever feel like this congested freeway? Do you ever have a subscription that gets so many messages that it really cannot process them all? If you answered yes, why haven’t you tried using conflated subscriptions? Conflated subscriptions help to reduce the bandwidth for a subscription and...
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Thumbnail: Meltdown and Spectre Performance Implications

  Jan 8, 2018   |      Brand Hunt

Over the last several days, the technology world has been focused on the impact of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. There are several good articles published about these vulnerabilities, among them coverage from The Register and an overview from Red Hat. In all of these discussions, there’s a common thread:...
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Thumbnail: Managing Large Topics in the SOW

  Jun 20, 2018   |      Brand Hunt

One of the most popular features of AMPS is the State-of-the-World (or SOW), which allows applications to quickly retrieve the most current version of a message. Many applications use the SOW as a high-performance streaming database, quickly retrieving the current results of the query and then automatically receiving updates as...
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Thumbnail: Which Message Type is Best For You?

  Mar 11, 2022   |      Brand Hunt

From Day-1, we’ve built AMPS to be content aware, yet message-type agnostic. As such, we’re often asked which message-type we think is best. The best message type, in most situations, is dependent on the use-case. In this article, we drill-down into what factors you should consider when selecting a message...
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