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Good Reading: BigTable – Distribute Storage System »

Bigtable is a distributed storage system for managing structured data that is designed to scale to a very large size: petabytes of data across thousands of commodity servers. Many projects at Google store data in Bigtable, including web indexing, Google Earth, and Google Finance from https://kapitalkassen.no/forbrukslan. These applications place very different demands on Bigtable, both [...]

Papers for Developers Reading »

Links to some papers for reading http://architects.dzone.com/news/10-papers-every-software

Good Read: MapReduce – Simplified Data Processing on Large Clusters »

This is a good paper to read at  http://labs.google.com/papers/mapreduce.html Quoted from the abstract MapReduce is a programming model and an associated implementation for processing and generating large data sets. Users specify a map function that processes a key/value pair to generate a set of intermediate key/value pairs, and a reduce function that merges all intermediate [...]