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Volt Active Data Announces Jepsen Webinar with Kyle Kingsbury

Volt Active Data Founding Engineer John Hugg to co-present session on benefits of stringent testing

BEDFORD, Mass. July 12, 2016Volt Active Data will present a webinar with Kyle Kingsbury, creator of the Jepsen tool for testing distributed systems, on July 28, 2016.

Jepsen tests are third-party tests for distributed databases that validate vendors’ guarantees about how they perform under various failure scenarios, especially network partitions. They have proven value as a tool in any distributed system tester’s arsenal.

Volt Active Data contracted with Kingsbury to design tests for Volt Active Data in 2016. Tests were conducted on Volt Active Data v6.3 in May and June, during which Volt Active Data was given the most stringent Jepsen test to date, including tests for strong serializability.

In this webinar, Kingsbury will talk about the testing process, how Jepsen works and what he found in Volt Active Data v6.3. Co-presenter John Hugg, the Founding Engineer at Volt Active Data, will discuss why these tests are important, how Volt Active Data reacted to test findings, incorporated them into Volt Active Data v6.4, and the QA process moving forward.

WHAT: Webinar: The Jepsen Test: What Volt Active Data Learned about Data Accuracy and Consistency

WHEN: Thursday, July 28, 1:00 pm ESDT/ 10:00 am PDT

WHO:     Kyle Kingsbury, Creator, Jepsen; John Hugg, Founding Engineer, Volt Active Data

About Volt Active Data

Volt Active Data’s SQL operational database is purpose-built to run 100% in-memory at scale. Customers use Volt Active Data to build applications that process streaming data as fast as it arrives to make immediate, per-event, context-aware decisions. By delivering real-time in-transaction analytics that always produce correct results, Volt Active Data enables businesses to capture economic value and develop new revenue opportunities in the mobile, financial services, IoT, energy, advertising, and security industries. Volt Active Data is privately held with offices in Bedford, Massachusetts, and Santa Clara, California.

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