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DynamoDB: An Inside Look Into NoSQL – Part 7

In Part 6, we discussed handling failures via Hinted Handoff & Replica Synchronization. We also talked about the advantages of using a Sloppy Quorum and Merkle Trees. In this last & final part of the series, we will look into … Continue reading

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DynamoDB: An Inside Look Into NoSQL – Part 1

In our earlier posts (here and here), we introduced the Hadoop ecosystem & explained its various components using a real world example of the retail industry. We now possess a fair idea of the advantages of Big Data. NoSQL datastores … Continue reading

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Play Framework – Good or Bad?

The latest buzz word doing the rounds is Play Framework. It is deployed at high-profile companies such as LinkedIn. Chances are that you would not have heard of Play or Akka (because I hadn’t :-)) When we started work on … Continue reading

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Solr in AWS: Master Slave Replication & Mitigation Strategies

Solr is the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, near real-time indexing, dynamic clustering, database integration, rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling, … Continue reading

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Solr in AWS: Shards & Distributed Search

Solr is the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, database integration, and geospatial search. It is highly scalable, providing distributed search and … Continue reading

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