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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. These applications place very different demands on Bigtable, both in terms [...]

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 [...]