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RYW Read-Your-Writes consistency explained | DBMS2 — DataBase Management System Services

EverestuncensoredMuch technology goes into eventual consistency, as well as into the data distribution and polling in the first place. And in tunable systems, the choices of N, R, and W — perhaps on a “table” by “table” basis — can get pretty interesting. I’m ducking all those subjects for now, however, not least because of how much I still have to learn about them.

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FAWN: Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes for Sun Oracle, Google, and Facebook

FAWN: Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes for Sun Oracle, Google, and Facebook: by mbenedict October 16, 2009 7:12 PM PDT It’s not just about the raw cost. There’s a finite amount of electricity you can bring to a data center, so at some point the number of queries you can do per kWh becomes very […]