Archive for posts tagged "HBase"

HBase is an open source, non-relational, distributed database modeled after Google’s BigTable and written in Java. It is developed as part of Apache Software Foundation’s Apache Hadoop project and runs on top of HDFS (Hadoop Distributed Filesystem), providing BigTable-like capabilities for Hadoop. That is, it provides a fault-tolerant way of storing large quantities of sparse data (small amounts of information caught within a large collection of empty or unimportant data, such as finding the 50 largest items in a group of 2 billion records, or finding the non-zero items representing less than 0.1% of a huge collection). Wikipedia

Scaling AdRoll, TheNextWeb and BuySellAds

MaxCDN has released a series of blog posts called #MaxScale that takes an in-depth look at how tech companies handle scale at the highest levels of bandwidth, storage, analysis and more. We’ve compiled the first three in the series, which talks about scaling AdRoll, TheNextWeb and BuySellAds. How AdRoll Has Scaled To Process 1.8 Trillion […] Read more

Open Source Software to Help You Scale

Here is some software we've found (some new and some a little bit older) that we want to make sure you've seen. Feel free to post a comment with anything else people should check out for scaling that's new-ish. Enjoy! Read more

Global Routing with Anycasted DNS. Teardown: NSONE

NSONE is a modern DNS and traffic management platform. At the end of the day, our job is to get your eyeballs to the right place. Read more