Paper of the Day: Bitcask - A Log Structured Hash Table For Fast Key/Value Data

The origin of Bitcask is tied to the history of the Riak distributed database. In a Riak key/value cluster, each node uses pluggable local storage; nearly anything k/v-shaped can be used as the per-host storage engine. This pluggability allowed progress on Riak to be parallelized such that storage engines could be improved and tested without impact on the rest of the codebase.

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Hello Jekyll!

Well, yes, this is one of those classic Hello World posts. After hosting my blog with various blogging platforms I think I am finally ready to settle with Jekyll. Not mentioning the fact that during those blogging platform transitions I lost numerous good & bad quality blog posts because I didn’t have the proper back up mechanism in place.

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