Archive for the 'scaling' Category

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

High Scalability – High Scalability – Facebook’s Memcached Multiget Hole: More machines != More Capacity 

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

also see Describing some problems with performance/scalability you may have if you partition/shard your data by hash. ( that’s what memcached does.) You may hit the cpu bound limit from the amount of requ…

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.

Real World Web: Performance & Scalability

Saturday, April 19th, 2008

193 pages of realy good summaries on the topic

Exploring Amazon EC2 for Scale-out Applications

Saturday, April 19th, 2008

very interesting post from people who have done benchmarking and testing amazon EC2 platform

Venu Anuganti Blog » Notes on scaling heavy concurrent writes in real time /InnoDB

Saturday, April 19th, 2008

notes about how to scale innodb writes. to summ it up: shard, use int as PKEY (convert hash to int using base-convert, batch lots of write into one trx. / nothing special

Gearman – system to farm out work to other machines, dispatching function calls to machines that are better suited to do work

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

something like MapReduce in Perl — from Brad!!

Brian "Krow" Aker’s Idle Thoughts – The Death of Read Replication

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

interesting thoughts and notes about DBs and scalable systems

Friends for Sale Architecture – A 300 Million Page View/Month Facebook RoR App | High Scalability

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Scaling with memcached » SlideShare

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

nice presentation on memcached