[erlang-questions] Kai - An Open Source Implementation of Amazon's Dynamo
Sat Jul 12 20:34:44 CEST 2008
We wrote a dets clone based upon tokyocabinet that does not have the file
size limitation, if kai needs scalable disk-based storage.
On Sat, 12 Jul 2008, Ulf Wiger wrote:
> Using 64-bit Erlang, ets is by no means limited to 2 GB
> (actually, it isn't in 32-bit erlang either. Dets is, however.
> The limitation for ets in 32-bit Erlang is the 4 GB address
> See e.g.
> Ulf W
> 2008/7/12 Justin Sheehy <>:
> > Lev,
> > 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.
> > -Justin
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