Riak behavior

Kirill A. Korinskiy catap+riak at catap.ru
Sun Dec 20 19:37:52 EST 2009


Hu Justin,

At Wed, 2 Dec 2009 17:21:20 -0500,
Justin Sheehy <justin at basho.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Kirill,
> 
> On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 6:10 AM, Kirill A. Korinskiy <catap+riak at catap.ru> wrote:
> 
> > When do you want to use another opernsource backends
> > (riak_osmos_backend/riak_gb_trees_backend)?
> 
> The osmos backend is a reasonable general-purpose persistent backend.
> You should be able to use it happily instead of fs or dets.  You will
> have to build the 3rd party osmos package yourself before it will
> work, but osmos is a very easy build out of the box.
> (http://code.google.com/p/osmos/)
> 
> The gb_trees backend is like ets_backend in that it is in-memory only.
>  You can use it in roughly the same situations; their performance
> characteristics are a bit different but they are largely
> interchangeable.
> 

not sure about happy to use osmos backends for me because I use riak
for storing a lot of big sets of data. I see to how osmos work and
osmos you gb_trees for store all data in memory.

-- 
wbr, Kirill




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