A simple explanation of Rings in Riak?

Zubair Quraishi zubairq at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 13:49:24 EST 2010

I'm trying to understand what the "rings" in Riak are, but I can't seem to find a clear explanation (please don't just link me to a web site, I have already read what is on the web). As far as I understand a node in Riak is a partition in a ring. Is that correct?

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