Weka.IO in the news... but not mentioning Dlang... why?

Iain Buclaw ibuclaw at gdcproject.org
Sat Sep 23 08:12:07 UTC 2017

On 22 September 2017 at 20:33, Shachar Shemesh via Digitalmars-d
<digitalmars-d at puremagic.com> wrote:
> On 21/09/17 09:18, Suliman wrote:
>> On Thursday, 3 August 2017 at 21:01:28 UTC, Joakim wrote:
>>> On Thursday, 3 August 2017 at 20:55:35 UTC, Pradeep Gowda wrote:
>>>> On Thursday, 3 August 2017 at 20:47:30 UTC, Joakim wrote:
>>>>> Please tell me which enterprise storage company advertises the
>>>>> programming languages they implemented their product in. ;) We hope to have
>>>>> a post on the D blog with info from Weka sometime soon, that should be a
>>>>> good way to get the word out.
>>>> They do mention it on their jobs page -
>>>> http://www.weka.io/company/careers/
>>>> (see under "Data Path Developer" position).
>>> Sure, a lot of companies do that, not what I meant by advertising, ie in
>>> their news articles and press releases. Weka has been very open by giving
>>> talks at DConf, that's going to be noticed more than some job opening buried
>>> in their website:
>>> http://dconf.org/2015/talks/zvibel.html
>>> http://dconf.org/2016/talks/zvibel.html
>> Hi guys from Weka! Could you explain what difference from your product and
>> Hadoop?
> One is a linear database and the other is a filesystem?
> If that doesn't satisfy you, please describe to me the difference between D
> and Microsoft Word, so I know what kind of answer you're expecting.

Haha. :-)

Indeed, Ceph would be closer to the mark for request of comparison.
However their domain is more levelled as an alternative for S3
storage, and as block storage platform.  Their third offering (CephFS)
is quite the shambles when it comes to performance.


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