[erlang-questions] Amazon S3 and SQS implemenation in Erlang
john s wolter
Sat Aug 16 05:42:22 CEST 2008
"Pushing beyond the bounds of reality" is just what is needed to handle the
web services future. Current ways of scaling data centers and web
applications requires a good sized pitch of money. When, not if, these kind
of infrastructures are built, mashing-up a new worldwide company's virtual
IT infrastructure will be easy. Planet sized problems will have the needed
Erlang's features or its successors will be of vital help. They give us a a
glimpse of Things to Come <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Things_to_Come>.
Where will it end? Given these capabilities the answer is "Y" of course go
On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 10:09 PM, Jon Singler <> wrote:
> > 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.
> What you're looking for doesn't exist and can't exist. You're asking
> for something "simple" that is also "reliable (with replication
> support)" for storing huge numbers of huge files. Any system that is
> the latter cannot possibly be the former. Asking for it to be free as
> well is really pushing beyond the bounds of reality.
> Among the non-free alternatives, I doubt that you're going to be able
> to find anything simpler or more reliable than S3, with a management
> layer on top.
> But best of luck to you in your quest :-)
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John S. Wolter President
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