23 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Basho

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On paperplanes 16 days ago.
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Sure, I've had exposure with it before, working for Basho and with their customers, but my deepest exposure with all facets of Riak was writing the book.

It turned out to be a great learning experience for distributed systems and for Riak itself, even picked up some Erlang along the way.

Sell something that doesn't yet exist

Here's a crazy idea, before you actually build something, sell it. Put up a landing page for your product, start marketing it, see if someone bites. …

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By Jana Boruta of New Relic 2 months ago.
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…at Basho Technologies . For those of you that aren't familiar with Basho they make and maintain Riak , a distributed, highly available NoSQL database that's used by companies like Google, CNN, and Yammer. Andy was the one who designed and developed Riak. During his time at Basho he also developed Webmachine, a RESTful webserver in Erlang, and RiakCS, an S3-compatible, large-scale object storage system. I've known Andy for years and he's …

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By Ines Sombra of Engine Yard Developer Blog over 1 year ago.
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…presenting a preview of an exciting new product at RICON , Basho's Distributed Systems Conference.

Riak in the Cloud - Ines Sombra and Michael Brodhead, RICON2012 from Basho Technologies on Vimeo .

We are currently using and testing our first productized NoSQL database. Riak will be a first-class citizen in our stack starting Q1 of 2013. We are very excited about the changes pioneered by our upcoming support for Riak and …

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Ben Orenstein is joined by Sean Cribbs, Software Engineer at Basho, the makers of Riak.

Ben and Sean start off discussing the interesting overlap of programmers and musicians and why it seems to happen so much. They then discuss Sean's role at Basho, what Riak is, how it works, and how it differs from other NoSQL databases. Sean works remotely for Basho, which has several offices, so Ben and Sean discuss remote workers and remote offices, and the ins and outs …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup over 1 year ago.
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Back to the grindstone. Actually, I think it's following me around.

ToS;DR : An attempt to reduce various Terms of Service to simple terms with icons and ratings. I'd be astounded if it led to any actual change on the rated sites.

Bypass Mass-Assignment Protection in Rake db:seed - A quick little Rails tip.

API Design - An opinionated set opf rules for OS X and iOS components.

Riak 1.2 Is Official! - Basho marches on.

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 2 years ago.
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…big chunks of HTML text in views.

Skim - Client-side templating using CoffeeScript and Slim.

Tyler - Tiling window manager for OS X.

Riak Control - New GUI management tool for Riak, straight from Basho.

Tumult Hype - GUI tool for building HTML5 animated and interactive content.

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On paperplanes over 2 years ago.
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…full-length explanation too. Here's a graphic showing the basic idea of consistent hashing, courtesy of Basho.

Instead I want to look at the practical implications of consistent hashing in distributed databases and cache farms.

Easier to Avoid Hotspots

When you put data on nodes based on a random result, which is what the hash function calculates, a value that's a lot more random than the key it's based on, it's easier to avoid hotspots. Why?

Assume a key based on …

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On Luigi Montanez over 2 years ago.
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…and CouchDB are the most direct competitors to MongoDB. The employees of Basho, the company behind Riak, seem to have several bones to pick with both MongoDB and 10gen. At JSConf, Basho employee Sean Cribbs was giving a presentation on Riak. When asked a question comparing Riak to MongoDB, he responded , " Mongo loses data."

A week later, in a weird self-congratulatory blog post , Basho COO Antony Falco laid into the marketing of …

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By Todd Hoff of High Scalability over 2 years ago.
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LevelDB is an exciting new entrant into the pantheon of embedded databases, notable both for its pedigree, being authored by the makers of the now mythical Google MapReduce and BigTable products, and for its emphasis on efficient disk based random access using log-structured-merge ( LSM) trees.

The plan is to keep LevelDB fairly low-level. The intention is that it will be a useful building block for higher-level storage systems. Basho is already investigating using LevelDB as one if its storage engines.

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By Julia Nunes of Engine Yard Developer Blog over 2 years ago.
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…attendance is growing. We have big plans this year with upcoming presentations from companies like Basho, 10gen, Cloudera, Oracle, VoltDB, Membase, and DataStax among others. What goals do you hope to accomplish at Engine Yard in terms of data? Short term, I'd like to keep working with our internal teams to continually improve our PosgreSQL and MySQL offering. Long term, I want to drive the evolution of our Engine Yard data offering to best serve users. Inspired by Ines

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