Archive for the 'distributed' Category

Ceph: The Distributed File System Creature from the Object Lagoon | Linux Magazine

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

detailed article about CEPTH — [client] parts of Cepth were recently accepted into the mainline linux kernel

Distributed Hash Tables Links

Monday, April 19th, 2010

collection of links to notes and papers about DHT [Distributed Hash Tables] implementation and various related topics.

Running 10M nodes linxu network for malware research /Security [] artcile /

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Article covers SCALE8x presentation from Ronald Minnich /Scandia Nat. Labs/ about issues involved running large scale networks [ >10M nodes ] . Article contains a lot of useful links, recommended reading.

THIRD RAIL » Memcached based message queues

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Blog pots shows and explains how to implement simple queue system on top of memcached

Message Queue Evaluation Notes – Second Life Wiki

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Second Life notes about Message Queue Systems

Beanstalkd – Software – [distributed, in-memory workqueue service]

Monday, August 31st, 2009

seems to a rare thing: a message queue server, running as a native code

Yahoo!’s PNUTS Database: Too Hot, Too Cold or Just Right? | High Scalability

Friday, August 21st, 2009

writeup on yahoo PTUNS (distributed database ). Also, see the original paper if you are interested.

Anti-RDBMS: A list of distributed key-value stores | Richard Jones, Esq.

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

comparative review of different DHT scalable systems

GlusterFS – GlusterDocumentation

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

fully-distributed network file system (fully = no separate meta-data servers ). Supports data redundancy (data can be stripped/mirrored across several nodes), supposed to be high performance. supports encryption and can be embedded in app server (i….

Skype Plans for PostgreSQL to Scale to 1 Billion Users | High Scalability

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

notes about how skype uses partitioning to scale database level,