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From "Matt Kent" <matthew.e.k...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Dynamo: Amazon’s Highly Available Key-value Store
Date Wed, 03 Oct 2007 15:53:40 GMT
the proper link appears to be:

http://www.allthingsdistributed.com/2007/10/amazons_dynamo.html

On 10/3/07, kate rhodes <masukomi@gmail.com> wrote:
> Just posting a link to this paper because I hadn't seen it mentioned
> here and thought you guys would find it interesting.
>
> http://www.allthingsdistributed.com/2007/10/amazons_dynamo.htm
>
> "Dynamo is internal technology developed at Amazon to address the need
> for an incrementally scalable, highly-available key-value storage
> system. The technology is designed to give its users the ability to
> trade-off cost, consistency, durability and performance, while
> maintaining high-availability.
> ...
> We submitted the technology for publication in SOSP because many of
> the techniques used in Dynamo originate in the operating systems and
> distributed systems research of the past years; DHTs, consistent
> hashing, versioning, vector clocks, quorum, anti-entropy based
> recovery, etc. As far as I know Dynamo is the first production system
> to use the synthesis of all these techniques, and there are quite a
> few lessons learned from doing so. The paper is mainly about these
> lessons."
>
> --
> - kate = masukomi
> http://weblog.masukomi.org/
>

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