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March 30, 2017

By Heikki Nousiainen

Benchmarking Kafka Performance Part 1: Write Throughput

Read our popular post that reviews Apache Kafka's raw write throughput performance in AWS, Azure, Google, and UpCloud.

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March 16, 2017

By Hannu Valtonen

Bigger Aiven Kafka plans and introducing Amazon VPC peering

VPC peering in AWS and larger Kafka plans are only a couple improvements made to the Aiven platform. Get the details and find out what else we’ve done.

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March 07, 2017

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven Elasticsearch 5 available with easy upgrade from 2.x

VPC peering in AWS and larger Kafka plans are only a couple improvements made to the Aiven platform. Get the details and find out what else we’ve done.

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February 28, 2017

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Handling the AWS US-EAST-1 outage

Thanks to our automated and manual actions, we’ve been able to mitigate the impact of the AWS US-EAST-1 outage to our users. Read this post to find out more.

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January 31, 2017

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Lower PostgreSQL pricing in AWS

When we win, our users win. Because of savings we’ve realized in AWS infrastructure costs, we’ve been able to reduce PostgreSQL prices by 10 - 30%. Learn more.

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December 28, 2016

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven PostgreSQL read-only replicas

PostgreSQL read-only replicas increase read throughput and take some load off of your master node. We go into great detail in this latest post, check it out.

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December 21, 2016

By Hannu Valtonen

Aiven PostgreSQL connection pooling

Find out how to keep server resource usage low in spite of insanely large numbers of connections to your PostgreSQL database with connection pooling.

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December 20, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

New AWS regions, Kafka topic management and PostgreSQL connection pooling

Our region count is now 51 and we’re celebrating by adding new features to Aiven Kafka and PostgreSQL. Find out what features we added.

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November 30, 2016

By Oskari Saarenmaa

Aiven in Google Tokyo & other updates

Aiven is now active in Google Tokyo and we’re planning some feature additions to our Kafka and PostgreSQL services. Find out more.