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2014-03-19 00:16:37 GMT
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And one more nail to the coffin:
Mongo used to be a bit... unsolid lately. Somehow less predictable than an SRE would like.
"We then moved to a single huge Postgres node on EC2. It scaled surprisingly well - we just kept tacking on memory and disk space. And then we saw that starting to fall over."
"Any advice for folks setting out to build their first non-trivial storage layer? // [Matin pauses] Just one - replication is not a backup strategy. " хыхы :)
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