Scalable second-generation distributed database

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March 28, 2010

Databases

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A good friend of mine just showed me two links to scalable second-generation distributed database, I want to share with you.

This approach is my favorite one – as it is the underlying database of Digg, Facebook, Twitter and many others. It is written in Java and released under the Apache License:

http://cassandra.apache.org/

The other approach is written in C and released under the GNU General Public License Version:

http://hypertable.org/

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