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Deploying a Redis Cluster on Google Compute Engine with Docker

Redis cluster is a solution for running Redis in a distributed infrastructure where data stored is auto-sharded across multiple nodes. In this tutorial, we are going to install it on a Google Compute Engine virtual machine using… 924 more words


A massive database now translates news in 65 languages in real time

I have written quite a bit about GDELT (the Global Database of Events, Languages and Tone) over the past year, because I think it’s a great example of the type of ambitious project only made possible by the advent of cloud computing and big data systems. 603 more words

Google Launches Open-Source, Cross-Cloud Benchmarking Tool

Google today launched PerfKit, an open-source cloud-benchmarking tool that, in Google’s words, is an “effort to define a canonical set of benchmarks to measure and compare cloud offerings.” The… 230 more words