Issue No. 02 - Feb. (2012 vol. 45)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2011.388
Raghu Ramakrishnan , Yahoo
Novel systems that scale out on demand, relying on replicated data and massively distributed architectures with clusters of thousands of machines, particularly those designed for real-time data serving and update workloads, amply illustrate the realities of the CAP theorem. The featured Web extra is a video interview with Yahoo's Raghu Ramakrishnan about CAP and the cloud.
CAP theorem, distributed systems, database management, cloud data management, cloud computing
R. Ramakrishnan, "CAP and Cloud Data Management," in Computer, vol. 45, no. , pp. 43-49, 2011.