Ansible managed Aerospike database clusters makes our engineers smile. Now we would like to share the same tools we use with the rest of the world. That is why today we announce the release of three open source Ansible roles to deploy and manage Aerospike clusters on AWS.
In geospatial queries, we often need to quickly find all the points of interests (POIs) within a certain distance from an anchor point. In this post, we present a simple method that scales very well for billions of data points and implemented using plain SQL; so it can be deployed on a massive data processing systems like Redshift or Hive/SparkSQL on Hadoop without utilizing any geospatial support components.