Scalability links for March 13th 2010
For some reason there has been a disproportionately high number of news items on Cassandra lately. Some of those are included below, but also included are some other interesting updates which you might have missed.
- Rackspace and Drizzle: Its time to rethink everything
- Haproxy 1.4 â€“ Now supports mysql health checks â€“ This is a big deal for users using haproxy to loadbalance Mysql servers.
- Video: Doug cutting : Founding of Hadoop
- Horizontal scaling: aka loadbalancers â€“ This is a video. As they A picture is worth a thousand words.
- How Farmville Scales â€“ The Follow up
- Appengine joins IPv6 â€“ This is the odd one out. I donâ€™t think anyone other than google is worried about IPv6 At this point. IPv4 is really running out, and IPv6 address space is easy to get. If you have customers on IPv6, its very helpful if the server is also on IPv6. But the infrastructure may not be there yetâ€¦
- Automated, faster, repeatable, scalable deployments
- Concerns: NoSQL and Data Models â€“ Jeff had an issue with one of my previous posts. His concerns are interesting to read about.
- Saying yes to NoSQL, Going steady with Cassandra â€“ This is no surprise. Its a huge endorsement for Cassandra.
- Cassandra: RandomPartitioner vs OrderPreservingPartitioner
- As I suspected, Reddit is now moving to Cassandra â€“ Another endorsement
- Architecture Internals