1. Advancing Distributed Systems - Eric Brewer, RICON2012


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    The NoSQL movement is essentially about giving developers more control at the expense of less pre-packaged functionality. Over time the missing functionality of full relational databases will partially…

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    • Keep CALM and Query On - Joe Hellerstein, RICON2012


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      Conventional distributed systems wisdom dictates that perfect consistency is too expensive to guarantee in general, and consistency mechanisms—if you use them at all—should be reserved…

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      • Introducing Yokozuna - Searching Riak With Solr - Ryan Zezeski, RICON2012


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        Riak is a solid, highly-available, distributed data store, but its querying support leaves more to be desired. Solr is the exemplar in search with a highly-efficient index and myriad useful features.…

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        • Building a Social Application on Riak - Gary Flake, RICON2012


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          Four defining characteristics of a social application are (1) people and things are both present in the data model, (2) a person can have a nearly unbounded number of relations between people and…

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          • Cloning the Cloud - Riak and Multi Data Center Replication - Andrew Thompson, RICON2012


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            Replicating data inside a Riak cluster and outside of it may sound like the same problem, but they aren't. Latency, bandwidth, security, and other factors make it a significantly different challenge.…

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            • Rapid Data Prototyping With Postgres - Selena Deckelmann, RICON2012


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              **Due to a camera error, a very short segment (~60s) is missing from the beginning of this video. Sorry for the inconvenience.** Postgres is the swiss army knife of data management. The project…

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              • Immutability Changes Everything - Pat Helland, RICON2012


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                For a number of decades, I've been saying "Computing Is Like Hubble's Universe, Everything Is Getting Farther Away from Everything Else". It used to be that everything you cared…

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                • Migrating from MySQL to Riak - George Reese, RICON2012


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                  enStratus is a cloud management platform originally built upon MySQL for persistent data storage. Except for the presence of MySQL, enStratus is a "share-nothing", horizontally scalable…

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                  • Riak at Voxer - Matt Ranney, RICON2012


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                    We've put Riak through its paces at Voxer. Anything we do that ends up on a disk drive is put there by Riak. We store data of all types, from simple JSON to crazy JSON and even raw audio bytes.…

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                    • Riak in the Cloud - Ines Sombra and Michael Brodhead, RICON2012


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                      Riak’s highly-available nature makes it ideal for cloud environments where any of your resources may disappear without notice but your database must still be up. Unfortunately databases need…

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