Doug Judd is the Principal Search Architect for Zvents, a local search provider. He has been working with large amounts of data for over a decade, including five years as an engineer in the Web Crawling and Indexing group at Inktomi. Doug can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Introducing Hypertable, an open source, distributed database that's modeled after Google's Bigtable, but available for anyone to use. Scale databases to meet any need.