NoSQL databases scale out, until they don’t. This is a story about how we migrated a 1.8 billion records and 43 nodes NoSql database into another NoSql technology in production. This was during live high throughput traffic with zero downtime.
It’s hard to believe but it is almost 10 years ago since #devopsdays happened for the first time in Gent. Back then there were almost 70 of us talking about topics that were of interest to both Operations and Development, we were exchanging our ideas and experiences `on how we were improving the quality of software delivery.
Our ideas got started on the crossroads of Open Source, Agile and early Cloud Adoption.