PNUTS: Yahoo!'s hosted data serving platform

  title={PNUTS: Yahoo!'s hosted data serving platform},
  author={Brian F. Cooper and R. Ramakrishnan and U. Srivastava and Adam Silberstein and Philip Bohannon and H. Jacobsen and Nick Puz and D. Weaver and Ramana Yerneni},
  journal={Proc. VLDB Endow.},
  • Brian F. Cooper, R. Ramakrishnan, +6 authors Ramana Yerneni
  • Published 2008
  • Computer Science
  • Proc. VLDB Endow.
  • We describe PNUTS, a massively parallel and geographically distributed database system for Yahoo!'s web applications. PNUTS provides data storage organized as hashed or ordered tables, low latency for large numbers of concurrent requests including updates and queries, and novel per-record consistency guarantees. It is a hosted, centrally managed, and geographically distributed service, and utilizes automated load-balancing and failover to reduce operational complexity. The first version of the… CONTINUE READING

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