Scalability links for Feb 28th 2010
- State of current NoSQL databases : A very detailed post about many NoSQL solutions. A lot of work went into this one.
- Truth about joins: Google app engine datastore’s limitation of not allowing joins might soon be a thing of the past. Simple joins may now be possible on GAE if you are using Java. Its still beta, but the fact that this is being tested is very encouraging.
- Should you switch to NoSQL too ?
- Notes on MongoDB: A very nice summary of MongoDB.
- Redis real-life examples [More here] : I’ve been seeing a lot of discussions around Redis lately. Here are some use cases I’ve gathered from a couple of posts. Haven’t yet seen it being used by a large organization.
- Replication technologies
- Using Varnish to assist with AB testing – Testing new uncooked features by external customers get more difficult as products become more mature and stable. Tools like “varnish” could be used to test different pages/features.
- Redundant Array of Independent Datacenters
- Twitter at 50M Daily Tweets
- Funny: Hitler rants about cloud security and updates his Facebook page
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