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Riak Fundamentals

by Adron Hall

This course covers distributed databases at a level to give you, the developer, a full understanding of the academic topics, architectural design, design patterns and tooling available today.

What you'll learn

This course covers an introduction to the academic concepts behind distributed databases, with some examples using Riak as the example database. The course moves past the academic into a full breadth coverage of the operations and development practices and approaches, including a short tour through distributed database patterns and where to start, along with full coverage of clients and other tooling for use with distributed databases.

About the author

I’m a jovial, proactive, polyglot, test & code, get things done well, software architect, engineer, code monkey, coder and distributed systems advocate. I run the gamut of dev stacks from Ruby on Rails, Node.js and .NET. A favorite these days is JavaScript and I'm diving into some Erlang even. I’m passionate about devops (it is the future, get ready), distributed systems and especially databases (not only SQL, object store, key value, etc) and PaaS (Platform as a Service) Technologies. I love to... more

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