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From: Steven McCoy <steven.mccoy <at> miru.hk>
Subject: BSON as high performance serialisation
Newsgroups: gmane.network.zeromq.devel
Date: Saturday 31st March 2012 01:23:06 UTC (over 4 years ago)
Interesting tidbit from a YouTube presentation,

*Serialization formats* - no matter which one you use, they are all
> expensive. Measure. Don’t use pickle. Not a good choice. Found protocol
> buffers slow. They wrote their own BSON implementation which is 10-15
time
> faster than the one you can download.


http://highscalability.com/blog/2012/3/26/7-years-of-youtube-scalability-lessons-in-30-minutes.html

BSON is an initialism for Binary-JSON,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BSON

-- 
Steve-o
 
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