ROMA: A Distributed Key-Value Store in Ruby
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ROMA is one of the data storing systems for distributed key-value stores. It is a completely decentralized distributed system that consists of multiple processes, called nodes, on several machines. It is based on pure P2P architecture like a distributed hash table, thus it provides high availability and scalability.

ROMA is written in Ruby. However, following choices are available to access to ROMA.

  • Client libraries of Ruby and Java are available.

  • ROMA protocol is compatible with memcached text-based one so that any memcached client libraries allows users to interact with ROMA.