Posted on Tuesday March 26, 2013 at 10:10 AM by
Wherein I summarize the hidden message behind Yahoo's purchase of Summly.
Posted on Saturday March 23, 2013 at 03:10 PM by
There are many conflicting definitions for Consistency. This post provides a clear definition for each, without rehashing any tired old arguments about eventual consistency.
Posted on Friday March 22, 2013 at 02:20 PM by
Some basic rules for a fruitful technical discussion on a topic where emotions run high.
Posted on Sunday March 17, 2013 at 03:30 PM by
Google Reader's demise is not the end of the Internet, or RSS. All will be well. I provide some constructive suggestions for the people who are upset over this.
Posted on Friday March 08, 2013 at 02:10 PM by
More thoughts on the difference between partition-oblivious and partition-tolerant data stores.
Posted on Thursday March 07, 2013 at 02:10 PM by
A number of NoSQL vendors are trying to repackage partition
obliviousness as if it were partition tolerance. I define
the terms, illustrate the differences, and bust three myths
related to partition tolerance.
Posted on Thursday February 14, 2013 at 08:24 AM by
We have a huge, emerging industry called NoSQL, and yet there is no proper definition of what it is. This post identifies the problem and proposes a constructive, useful definition.
Posted on Tuesday February 12, 2013 at 04:17 PM by
HyperDex 1.0RC3 offers support for Ruby, OSX and CentOS.
Posted on Monday February 11, 2013 at 07:20 AM by
This manifesto defines some commandments on how to
document systems software.
Posted on Thursday February 07, 2013 at 02:37 PM by
MongoDB is really broken when it comes to fault-tolerance.