Tag Archives: Thought

The Convergence of Data Stores

July 24, 2013

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The line between data grids and NoSQL database is disappearing. The line between NoSQL databases and Big Data platforms is disappearing.

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ACID v BASE

May 21, 2013

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It started with a post on High Scalability about ATMs, ACID transactions, and BASE (link). It continued on Hacker News (link).

It ended with this:

The system is BASE. The components are ACID.

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To the Moon

April 17, 2013

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Last week HP released the HP ProLiant Moonshot Server based on the HP Moonshot 1500 Chassis (link). Two things occurred to me: it has an awesome name, it’s an ideal platform for distributed systems.

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The Abstraction of Apache Hadoop

February 21, 2013

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I think Apache Hadoop is more or less synonymous with Big Data, but in what context?

Is it Apache Hadoop as in the framework?
Is it Apache Hadoop as in the platform?

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