Riak and Locks

Justin Sheehy justin at basho.com
Mon Nov 8 22:37:53 EST 2010


Hello, Neville.

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 10:35 PM, Neville Burnell
<neville.burnell at gmail.com> wrote:

> Are there any plans for a Distributed Lock Service for Riak, to allow for
> apps that *need* locking for some KV ?

It has been discussed and agreed that it would be interesting, but
there is nothing currently being developed in the short term to
provide this service integrally to Riak.  If you application needs
locking, some part of it other than Riak will need to provide that
functionality.

-Justin




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