Hulu users view 400 million videos and 2 billion advertisements each month. Hugetop is the service that allows users to track their progress in video content. The Hulu engineering team switched to a Cassandra-based architecture in the wake of unbounded data growth, MySQL servers that were running out of space, and the horrors of manual resharding.Continue
Sean Grove from ZenBox will be presenting 'Future-proofing your app using Redis' in this recording of the second talk from Redis' first meetup (in a while).
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Redis is an open source, BSD licensed, advanced key-value store. It is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets. You can run atomic operations on these types, like appending to a string; incrementing the value in a hash; pushing to a list; computing set intersection, union and difference; or getting the member with highest ranking in a sorted set.