nosql

Avoid Kafka if unsure (think twice series)

Some co-workers started using Apache Kafka con a bunch of our Customers. Apache Kafka is a community distributed event streaming platform capable of handling trillions of events a day. Initially conceived as a messaging queue, Kafka is based on an abstraction of a distributed commit log[*]. To get this goal, Apache Kafka needs a complex …

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Help Daitan find a Sql solution for codezauker

In my code ramblings during the developement of Code Zauker, I ended up studing a bit NoSql  database. Code zauker started using Redis, because Redis is a very bold memory-based no-sql db. Redis also support complex data type like sorted set, lists and so on, which was very userful. Anyway I needed a very fast …

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WISP Manifesto

We talked about ”Web applIcation Service Provider” (WISP) in the past days. So what are the specification for a Service Provder wanting to be a WISP? Let’try to sketch them together: WISP Hypothesis A WISP must offer a set of XML-RPC API (WISP API) to configure the services. They must be simpler than SOAP, and must …

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NoSQL Rocks? We try to understand

At Gioorgi.com we was never a SQL fan. In 2000 we thinked SQL was boring, mostly because sql algebra could be a bit boring. Then we found this book written by one of the father of SQL. Years ago Google and then Facebook popped out with new incredible ideas, for improved and super fast scalability, which eventually …

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