Today Netflix can be seen as a leader in what can be achieved by combining cloud computing and polyglot persistence. Not only that, but Netflix has chosen to share their experience with everyone else so we can all learn from their experience.
Netflix’s experience of migrating from an on-premise architecture using relational databases has been documented over time. Here are a couple of important points in the history of migrating from the classical architecture to the mostly in the cloud solution they are currently using and continuing to experiment and build:
And it doesn’t stop here. In the video below, Siddharth “Sid” Anand covers the answers to some questions that are in the mind of everyone considering NoSQL databases in the cloud:
- What sort of data can you move to NoSQL?
- Which NoSQL technologies are we working with?
- How did we translate RDBMS concepts to NoSQL?
Original title and link: NoSQL & Cloud at Netflix (NoSQL databases © myNoSQL)