Andy Gross discusses the design philosophy behind Riak based on Amazon Dynamo - Gossip Protocol, Consistent Hashing, Vector clocks, Read Repair, etc. -, overviewing its main features and architecture.
Andy Gross is a distributed systems nerd and VP of Engineering at Basho Technologies, the company behind the Riak distributed data store. Before Riak, Andy hacked on various distributed systems at Mochi Media, Apple Computer, and Akamai Technologies.
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