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Horizontal Scalability via Transient, Shardable, and Share-Nothing Resources
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| by Adam Wiggins on Apr 20, 2010 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in New York Jun 26-30, 2017. Join us!

Adam Wiggins believes that now is the time of horizontal scalability achieved by using resources that are transient, shardable and share nothing with other resources. He gives as example several applications and a language: memcached, CouchDB, Hadoop, Redis, Varnish, RabbitMQ, Erlang, detailing how each one applies those principles.

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Adam Wiggins is an entrepreneur, Rubyist and open source advocate. His current venture is Heroku, the instant deployment platform for Ruby and Rails. He blogs about technology and business at:

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