Spread [was: Books on writing distributed systems]

Tomas Doran bobtfish at bobtfish.net
Wed Mar 26 15:43:46 GMT 2008

On 26 Mar 2008, at 13:41, Steve Purkis wrote:
> On Mar 26, 2008, at 10:59, Mark Blackman wrote:
>> On 25 Mar 2008, at 20:03, Simon Wistow wrote:
>>> Additionally, are there any libraries out there that generically  
>>> do this
>>> sort of thing i.e have a binary blob of data that's kept in sync  
>>> between
>>> n>1 machines?
>> http://www.spreadconcepts.com/publications.html
> We were considering using spread as a storage layer for Zimki last  
> year, but never got the chance to try it.  Has anybody had any good/ 
> bad experiences with it?

I've heard a lot of bad things about it from a number of camps,  
especially if used for logging type applications - but I haven't had  
the pain inflicted on me personally..


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