Category Archives: Architecture

Webinars & Lectures

SDSC is hosting a series of webinars on various interesting topics here. My favourite till now is

Similarly UCSD CSE are providing recordings of distinguished lectures (DLS) here.

Big Data Architectures

At the QCon London 2012 Ashish Thusoo presents the data scalability issues at Facebook and the data architecture evolution from EDW to Hadoop to Puma. Video of the talk and slides are availbale on the page.

Talking about Big Data architectures it is exciting to look at the Klout architecture and how they combine different technologies to achieve their goal. Slide 4 from the presentation embedded below shows best the their ecosystem of technologies:

  • MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • HBase (Hadoop)
  • Pig and Hive (Hadoop)
  • Node.js
  • ObjectiveC
  • Scala
  • and more