Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Skynet vs Starling?

Trying to understand the difference between the two and what scenarios it'd be best to use them in.

Any help?

I'd get a Pownce or Twitter account but I don't have any friends. ;)

EDIT -- looks like I figured it out myself. ;)

Put SkyNet on top of Starling and off to the races you go.

SkyNet can be configured to use different message queue systems. Starling is just such a message queue system, apparently robust enough to run Twitter (or not, when Twitter's down).


SkyNet -- implementation of an algorithm Google uses for distributed computing.
Starling -- what Twitter uses.

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