Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Links of the day 28 - 10 - 2014

Today's links 28/10/2014: cloud trading, CERN, snapshot isolation, cloud infrastructure, RDMA to remote HW/device

  • Clock-SI : [paper summary] Snapshot Isolation for Partitioned Data Stores Using Loosely Synchronized Clocks
  • Cloud trading : 6 fusion blog post on their approach on trading cloud resources as commodities. 
  • CERN Cloud Infrastructure Report : a lot openstack, looks like they are trying to double the capacity every year. They are really at the bleeding edge of openstack production and stressing what can be done with it. 
  • Peer-Direct support : allows RDMA operations to directly target memory in external hardware devices, such as GPU cards, SSD based storage, dedicated ASIC accelerators, etc.