Cassie Schema Migrator >> CaSMa

A few weeks back I started working on a schema migration tool for Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise. Just for … More

Conflicts of Building a Real World Example Application Starter Kit

As I dug through a number of JavaScript user interface frameworks lately, reading a number of posts, and building a … More

Jonathan Ellis talks about Five Lessons in Distributed Databases

Notes on the talk… If it’s not SQL it’s not a database. Watch, you’ll get to hear why… ha! Then … More

Cassandra Datacenter & Racks

The last post in this series is Distributed Database Things to Know: Consistent Hashing. Let’s talk about the analogy of … More

Consistent Hashing

I wrote about consistent hashing in 2013 when I worked at Basho, when I had started a series called “Learning About Distributed Databases” and today I’m kicking that back off after a few years (ok, after 5 or so years!) with this post on consistent hashing.

As with Riak…