24 days of Rust - redis

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Today I'm revisiting the topic of database access in Rust. I mentioned PostgreSQL client library a week ago. This time we'll move from SQL to NoSQL land. Our focus for today will be Redis - a data structure server. The redis crate is a client library to access Redis from Rust.

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Written on Dec. 18, 2014

Getting started with HBase

Web 2.0, AJAX, HTML5, and now Big Data. Buzzwords, buzzwords everywhere. However, Big Data means data, and these large amounts of data need to be stored somewhere. Apache HBase is a distributed data store well suited for the task. As I've been playing around with Vagrant and Ansible recently, I've created a virtual machine environment for quick-and-dirty HBase setup. See vagrant-hbase at my GitHub.

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Written on July 28, 2013