Tag Archives: Amazon

  • Testing Eventual Consistency in Riak
    2012-05-28 Erlang Central

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    Riak is one of the new breed of no-SQL database management systems, which has begun to replace relational databases for some applications. Riak is a distributed key-value store, inspired by Amazon’s Dynamo, designed for applications where scalability, low latency and high availability are critical. Riak uses replication to provide fast access to data, even when multiple nodes or parts of the network fail. It supports concurrent access to the same data by multiple clients, even when the ...


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  • Using Erlang’s Location Transparency For Devops Work
    2012-03-26 Erlang Central

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    The cloud, and especially Amazon, has raised the bar for systems administration and large-scale systems architecture. In this talk I will go through how we have used Erlang’s location transparency features to manage clusters of machines on using EC2 and rightscale. Talk objectives: Communicate how to manage machines with Erlang on Amazon. Talk audience: Anyone interested in cloud computing, devops, or location transparency. ...


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  • Bitdeli: Data Crunching on a Shoestring Budget
    2012-03-26 Erlang Central

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    Thanks to utility computing providers such as Amazon EC2, the basic infrastructure for processing Big Data is available to everyone. Whereas earlier it was critical to design the software so that it would not hit limits of your infrastructure, now the software needs to avoid hitting your credit limit. In this talk, we will tell how and why we have used Erlang to build Bitdeli, a new backend service for data-intensive web applications. A key design goal was to make the system extremely cost-ef ...


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  • RainUp – The Biggest Cloud Computing ever built!
    2009-06-22 Erlang Central

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    Build the biggest cloud computing project man has ever seen and use it for scientific reasons. We plan to run on Clouds (Amazon / Mosso) and set Erlang to scale to infinity breaking the world record of TerraFlops! We are an OpenSource/NonProfit team destined to stretch technology in order to serve mankind. ...


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