Friday, November 15, 2013

Scalaris, a distributed transactional key-value store


Scalaris is a scalable, transactional, distributed key-value store. It was the first NoSQL database, that supported the ACID properties for multi-key transactions. It can be used for building scalable Web 2.0 services.

Scalaris uses a structured overlay with a non-blocking Paxos commit protocol for transaction processing with strong consistency over replicas. Scalaris is implemented in Erlang.

The Scalaris project was initiated and is mainly developed by Zuse Institute Berlin. It received funding from the EU projects Selfman, XtreemOS, 4CaaSt and Contrail.

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