Wide-column Database, Column Databases – A Deep Dive
Wide-column, column-oriented and column-family databases belong to the NoSQL family of databases built to store and query massive amounts of data, aka BigData. They are highly available and scalable, built to work in a distributed environment. Most of the wide-column databases do not support joins…
Instagram Architecture & Database – How Does It Store & Search Billions of Images
Instagram is the most popular photo-oriented social network on the planet today. With over a billion users, it has become the first choice for businesses to run their marketing campaigns on. This write-up is a deep dive into its platform architecture and addresses questions like…
Facebook Database [Updated] – A Thorough Insight Into The Databases Used @Facebook
This write-up is a comprehensive insight into the persistence layer of Facebook and the first of the distributed systems write-ups. It takes a deep dive into questions like what database does Facebook use? Is it a NoSQL or a SQL DB? Is it just one or…
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