Hypertable - The Storage Infrastructure behind One of the World‘s Largest Email Services

A session at NoSQL matters 2012

Tuesday 29th May, 2012

2:45pm to 3:30pm (CET)

Rediff.com India (Nasdaq: REDF) is one of India‘s top Internet portals, providing email, search, news, entertainment and shopping services to India and the global Indian community. With over 100 million registered users, Rediff.com is one of the largest Indian Internet portals and one of the top email providers worldwide. Rediffmail is Rediff.com‘s popular email service and has experienced steady growth ever since it was launched in 1998. Architected for high availability, Rediffmail is a geo-distributed application served out of three separate data centers. By 2011, the request load generated by the application had begun to overwhelm the underlying storage system, causing frequent outages. Metadata updates in connection with inbox management turned out to be the primary culprit, generating over 75 percent of the storage system request volume. In late 2011, the Rediffmail engineering team re-architected the system on top of Hypertable, solving the inbox management problem and eliminating the associated outages. In this talk, Doug Judd, the CEO of Hypertable Inc., will present the new Rediffmail architecture and describe how it leverages the Hypertable scalable database as a core component.

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Doug Judd

I'm the CEO of Hypertable, Inc. a professional support organization for Hypertable, a massively scalable NoSQL database modeled after Google's Bigtable. bio from Twitter

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Time 2:45pm3:30pm CET

Date Tue 29th May 2012



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