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Subject [Cassandra Wiki] Update of "ArchitectureInternals" by JonathanEllis
Date Fri, 15 Nov 2013 04:43:13 GMT
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The "ArchitectureInternals" page has been changed by JonathanEllis:

link aaron's internals talk and ladis annotations

   * Crash-only design is another broadly applied principle.  [[|Valerie
Henson's LWN article]] is a good introduction
   * Cassandra's distribution is closely related to the one presented in Amazon's Dynamo paper.
 Read repair, adjustable consistency levels, hinted handoff, and other concepts are discussed
there.  This is required background material:
 The related article on [[|article
on eventual consistency]] is also relevant.  Jeff Darcy's article on [[|Availability
and Partition Tolerance]] explains the underlying principle of CAP better than most.
   * Cassandra's on-disk storage model is loosely based on sections 5.3 and 5.4 of [[|the
Bigtable paper]].
-  * Facebook's Cassandra team authored a paper on Cassandra for LADIS 09:
Most of the information there is applicable to Apache Cassandra (the main exception is the
integration of !ZooKeeper).
+  * Aaron Morton gave a [[|talk on Cassandra Internals]]
at the 2013 Cassandra Summit.
+  * Facebook's Cassandra team authored a paper on Cassandra for LADIS 09, which has now been
and compared to Apache Cassandra 2.0]].

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