Samuel Sorial
Samuel Sorial's Blog

Samuel Sorial's Blog



In this series, I'm going to explore the internals of databases, their different design decisions and how it affects performance & memory usage.

Articles in this series

What the heck is OLTP, OLAP?

Jul 14, 20222 min read

What's OLTP? OLTP stands for Online Transaction Processing, in which a database is used to execute huge amounts of transactions. Transaction means to...

What the heck is OLTP, OLAP?
Storage Models for Databases
Compression In Databases
Database Buffer Pool - Part 1
Database Buffer Pool - Part 2
Understanding hash indexes