Todays Links

Building a Scalable High-Availability E-Mail System with Active Directory and More
http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/9804?page=0,0

Oracle Logical Limitations
http://docs.oracle.com/cd/B19306_01/server.102/b14237/limits003.htm#i288032

Oracle Physical Limitations
http://docs.oracle.com/cd/B19306_01/server.102/b14237/limits002.htm#i287915

Database Library
http://www.databaseanswers.org/data_models/index.htm

Database Back-end for Large Email Systems
The (mostly) bad idea that just won’t die
http://www.memoryhole.net/~kyle/databaseemail.html#badforemail

Polyglot Persistence
http://martinfowler.com/articles/nosql-intro.pdf

Cassandra with Java in 30 minutes

Step 1: Download Cassandra from http://cassandra.apache.org/

http://cassandra.apache.org/

Step 2: Read this article and install Cassandra and do basic operations http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/GettingStarted

Start with Cassandra: http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/GettingStarted

Step 3: Use Hector API to access Cassandra from Java

http://hector-client.github.com/hector/build/html/index.html

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Note: Online documentation/API is best read.