[erlang-questions] Amazon S3 and SQS implemenation in Erlang

Jan Lehnardt <>
Tue Aug 12 13:38:52 CEST 2008


On Aug 12, 2008, at 13:32 , ERLANG wrote:

> Hi Jan,
>
> Like CouchDB's introduction pointed, it's not a reliable DB like S3.

Reliable is a bendable term. You can certainly make CouchDB reliable  
with not
too much effort.

> What I'm looking after is a free, simple, and reliable (with  
> replication suport) library to store large
> number (thousands to million) of very big files (>1gb per file) on  
> secondary storage.

CouchDB does have replication and it can store large numbers of big  
files.

Feel free to send more questions along my way. If it turns out that  
CouchDB
doesn't solve your problem, I don't want to push it onto you :)


> Scalaris project is a right candidate but too big in my opinion.
> I'm simply looking for something simple.

The not-yet available permanent storage would rule out Scalaris for  
me. I just
don't have that much RAM (just teasing, I love Scalaris :)

Cheers
Jan
--


>
>
> Anyway, many thanks.
>
> cheers
> Y.
>
> Le 12 août 08 à 13:16, Jan Lehnardt a écrit :
>
>>
>> On Aug 12, 2008, at 12:38 , ERLANG wrote:
>>> RappidMQ will do the job for SQS.
>>> I've to find something like S3 now ;-)
>>
>> How about CouchDB (http://couchdb.org/) as an	 approximation?
>>
>> Cheers
>> Jan
>> --
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> N.B: I don't need exact clones and anything similar will be OK for  
>>> the
>>> task I've to implement
>>>
>>> cheers
>>> Y.
>>>
>>> Le 12 août 08 à 12:20, Tim Fletcher a écrit :
>>>
>>>>> Thanks for the pointer. Unfortunatly, I'm not interested by a  
>>>>> client
>>>>> interfaces but by a real implementation of Amazon's SQS and S3
>>>>> concepts in Erlang.
>>>>
>>>> Sorry :) AFAIK there is nothing like that yet. Would RabbitMQ do  
>>>> what
>>>> you need (instead of SQS), or are you looking for an *exact*  
>>>> clone of
>>>> the Amazon API?
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