Riak on windows

Terry Leach terry.leach at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 20:44:47 EST 2009


Justin,

What about running Riak in a virtual environment on Windows like
Virtual Box<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VirtualBox>.
yeah I know I would never do this, but maybe it's a solutions for those who
just wanting to try Riak.




Terry J. Leach

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 4:19 PM, Justin Sheehy <justin at basho.com> wrote:

> Hi Tim,
>
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 4:13 PM, Timothy Perrett
> <timothy at getintheloop.eu> wrote:
>
> > Just sat here with a friend of mine hacking some nosql - he's running
> windows
> > (yeah, i know...) and i'd like to get him setup... are there any options?
>
> Riak is only supported on UNIX-shaped operating systems at this time.
> It is known to work well on various Linux flavors, FreeBSD, OSX, and
> others.  None of the core developers use windows, and none of the
> commercial users of Riak do either, so there is little incentive.
>
> > Is it even possible?
>
> Certainly.  If someone finds it worthwhile to make Riak support
> windows without adding any problems, we are quite likely to accept
> patches.
>
> -Justin
>
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