Surge 2010 ~ Availability, the Cloud and Everything

Posted in Cloud Computing, Databases, Conferences on February 25, 2012

The talk will focus on how I (with the help of the entire Cloudant team) built our database service based on CouchDB on top of EC2. Specifically how we use Erlang, Chef, EC2 and other tools to build highly available and performant database clusters. This includes using Chef and Erlang's hot code upgrades to automate cluster-wide upgrades without restarting any services.

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Tags: EC2, Chef (software), AWS, Amazon Web Services, CouchDB, surge, conference, OmniTI