Cassandra Performance and Scalability on AWS

Netflix published a Cassandra scalability benchmark in 2011 that showed linear scalability as the number of nodes in the cluster was increased from 48 to 288 and over a million triple replicated writes per second. This talk will summarize a range of new benchmarks that take advantage of more powerful EC2 instances and improvements in …

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NoSQL at Netflix

Yury Izrailevsky, Director of Cloud and Systems Infrastructure at Netflix, explains the reasons behind the choice of three NoSQL tools: SimpleDB, Hadoop/HBase and Cassandra.