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…+ More details
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…+ More details
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.…+ More details
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…+ More details
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.…+ More details
**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…+ More details
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…+ More details
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…+ More details
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…+ More details
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