Came across a fascinating article about New Relic’s architecture and approach to storing 200 billion data points every day! They monitor thousands of applications, servers, and databases. They even use a relational database (Percona, a MySQL variant) to store and process all this data. Some key takeaways:

  • Use bare metal database servers with directly attached SSD storage
  • Shard databases to multiple nodes for performance and high availability
  • Optimize to the application’s workload

Read - How To Store Over 200 Billion Data Points a Day to Disk

Leave a Comment