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  • Virtual Panel: Current State of NoSQL Databases

    by Srini Penchikala on  Aug 02, 2016 1

    NoSQL databases have been around for several years now and have become a choice of data storage for managing semi-structured and unstructured data. These databases offer lot of advantages in terms of linear scalability and better performance for both data writes and reads. InfoQ spoke with four panelists to get different perspectives on the current state of NoSQL databases.

  • Key Lessons Learned from Transition to NoSQL at an Online Gambling Website

    by Dan Macklin on  Nov 21, 2015 3

    In this article, author Dan Macklin discusses the transition to Riak NoSQL and Erlang based architecture coupled with Convergent Replicated Data Types (CRDTs) and lessons learned with the transition.

  • Highly Distributed Computations Without Synchronization

    by Christopher Meiklejohn on  Feb 17, 2015 1

    Synchronization of data across systems is expensive and impractical when running systems at scale. Traditional approaches for performing computations or information dissemination are not viable. In this article Basho Sr. Software Engineer Chris Meiklejohn explores the basic building blocks for crafting deterministic applications that guarantee convergence of data without synchronization.

Jepsen: Testing the Partition Tolerance of PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB and Riak

Posted by Kyle Kingsbury on  Jun 20, 2013

In this article, we'll explore some of the design considerations of distributed databases, and how they respond to network partitions. 4

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