Memcached protocol is not enough

source Memcached protocol is not enough A few months ago I was wondering if it’s feasible to build a scalable realtime search engine using shared-nothing architecture. One of the essential project decisions I need to make, is to choose a decent communication protocol to storage nodes. Recently, the memcached protocol is becoming a standard as…

Untangling the BBC’s data feeds

Recently, Alan Ogilvie from A&Mi at the BBC announced that they were developing a “Feeds Hub”, and outlined their ambitions for it. He also mentioned LShift, RabbitMQ and open source, and I would like to explain, from our point of view, what this project is and how we’re working with the BBC. What is a…