Chad DePue presents the process of building Edis, a Redis clone written in Erlang, allowing pluggable backends and implementing the Paxos algorithm.
Details on Pinterest's architeture, its systems -Pinball, Frontdoor-, and stack - MongoDB, Cassandra, Memcache, Redis, Flume, Kafka, EMR, Qubole, Redshift, Python, Java, Go, Nutcracker, Puppet, etc.
David Czarnecki discusses several Redis data structures and their associated libraries used in real cases for building leaderboards, relationships and activity feeds.
Chris Meadows introduces Redis, explaining what it is good for, what does it take to be run, and what’s under the hood through a social networking code example.
Chris Richardson shows how he ported a relational database to three NoSQL data stores: Redis, Cassandra and MongoDB.
Shaneal Manek tells the story of how things can go wrong with a distributed system which turned into a success after incorporating appropriate tools for monitoring, analytics, logging, security.
Ryan King presents how Twitter uses NoSQL technologies - Gizzard, Cassandra, Hadoop, Redis - to deal with increasing data amounts forcing them to scale out beyond what the traditional SQL has to offer
Adam Wiggins details how memcached, CouchDB, Hadoop, Redis, Varnish, RabbitMQ, Erlang apply the transient, shardable and share-nothing principles to achieve horizontal scalability.
Billy Newport discusses the ways that developers interact with key/value stores, entity vs column-oriented approaches, sync vs async operations, large data sets, and collocating closures and data.