Allen is a published fiction and non-fiction writer working on his second novel. He currently resides in Hanoi, Vietnam where he is traveling around SE Asia. He is an avid reader and lifelong geek interested in fiction, philosophy, and technology. Allen is a DZone Zone Leader and has posted 285 posts at DZone. You can read more from them at their website. View Full User Profile
This talk explains how Joe Williams and the rest of the Cloudant team built a database service on CouchDB on top of EC2, specifically how they used Erlang, Chef, EC2 and other tools to build highly available and performant database clusters.