[erlang-questions] Kai - An Open Source Implementation of Amazon's Dynamo

Justin Sheehy <>
Sat Jul 12 14:47:01 CEST 2008


On Jul 12, 2008, at 7:51 AM, Lev Walkin wrote:

> is it true that Kai has 2gigs limitation of ets? If yes, the
> claim that "Scales infinitely" is false.

That's an incorrect conclusion.  The capacity would be
(capacity per node) X (number of nodes)

In a system like this you could add capacity by adding
more nodes, not only by making each node bigger.


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