querying riak

Timothy Perrett timothy at getintheloop.eu
Thu Nov 12 08:53:27 EST 2009


I too would also really like to understand the feature set in around this. 

Cheers, Tim

On 12 Nov 2009, at 12:15, francisco treacy wrote:

> Hi all,
> Having started to use Riak for a small but real-world prototype, I was
> wondering about the way of approaching queries.
> I read doc/basic-mapreduce.txt  but I still can't grasp the
> possiblities of querying, mainly due to my lack of Erlang knowledge.
>> From what I can imagine, once the Map/Reduce functionality is exposed
> through HTTP,  functions written in Javascript (ala CouchDB), but with
> dynamic queries (ala MongoDB) will be possible. Is this correct?
> Do you mind giving some querying examples of the possibilities / how
> things could look like? Which would be the limitations?
> On the other hand, something related has just been mentioned on the
> mailing list:
> 2009/11/11 John Muellerleile <johnm at basho.com>:
>> Indexing and other related features will be part of Riak
>> Search as an extension to the core Riak project.  Features will include much
>> of what you expect: document / record / field indexing, retrieval by a
>> familiar query style, adherence to Riak fundamentals (NRW, etc)...
> Does this mean that the querying feature will be only on a
> non-open-source, paid product?
> Thanks,
> Francisco
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