Sean Cribbs compares ACID with BASE, explaining the virtues and tradeoffs of eventually consistent systems and what developers should know in order to feel comfortable working with EC systems.
Sean Cribbs is a Software Engineer at Basho Technologies, where he works on Riak, the fault-tolerant, highly-scalable distributed database. Prior to Basho, Sean was a freelance developer and consultant who also managed the development of the open-source Radiant web publishing system. He briefly studied Music Theory after receiving degrees in Computer Science and Music from University of Tulsa.
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