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Apple Open Sources FoundationDB

by Sergio De Simone Follow 19 Followers on  Apr 29, 2018

Apple has open sourced its distributed database core, FoundationDB, which it acquired back in 2015 from the homonymous company. FoundationDB is designed to handle large volumes of data stored across clusters of commodity servers and to favor data consistency by supporting fully global, cross-row ACID transactions.

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Google Cloud Platform Recommends Strong Consistency in Data Stores

by Thomas Betts Follow 48 Followers on  Feb 05, 2018

A recent post on the Google Cloud Platform blog recommends strong consistency in the data layer, which helps in creating an application platform that reduces complexity and the potential for bugs.

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Data is the Hard Part Working with Microservices

by Jan Stenberg Follow 38 Followers on  Aug 28, 2016 2

One of the hardest problem when creating and developing microservices for an enterprise is their data. Analysing the business domain using Domain-Driven Design (DDD) and reason about what your data represents will help in achieving a microservices architecture, Christian Posta claims in one of a series of blog posts about microservices implementations.

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Benchmarking Netflix Dynomite with Redis on AWS

by Alex Giamas Follow 10 Followers on  Feb 03, 2016

Last year, Netflix Cloud Database Engineering (CDE) team introduced Dynomite. Dynomite is a proxy layer, aiming to turn any non-distributed database into a sharded, multi-region replication aware distributed database system. Now Netflix released a benchmark using Dynomite with Redis in AWS infrastructure.

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DistributedLog at Twitter for High Performance Logging

by Alex Giamas Follow 10 Followers on  Oct 20, 2015

Twitter is using replicated logs for high performance data collection and analysis of its systems. DistributedLog is the system developed at Twitter for this purpose. Twitter has developed a distributed key-value database, Manhattan. Manhattan can trade consistency for latency in reads following the eventually consistent data model. We examine Twitter's design and tradeoffs for DistributedLog.

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Optimizing Distributed Queries in Splunk

by Jonathan Allen Follow 615 Followers on  Sep 23, 2015

Optimizing queries in Splunk’s Search Processing Language is similar to optimizing queries in SQL. The two core tenants are the same: Change the physics and reduce the amount of work done. Added to that are two precepts that apply to any distributed query.

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AnyPresence Soups up Enterprise MBaaS Platform- Part 1 of 2

by Martin Monroe Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 30, 2013

Mobile Backend as a Service provider AnyPresence continues to hone their chops. Launching the fifth update to their self-titled platform geared for the enterprise. Co-founder Rich Mendis provides some insights for InfoQ readers…

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NuoDB Blackbirds 2.0 Gets Geo-distributed Capability

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Oct 17, 2013

NuoDB has announced version 2.0 of their NewSQL database, now a globally distributed database that can run in the cloud or on premises with real-time replication.

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