Riak and Locks

Neville Burnell neville.burnell at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 22:53:31 EST 2010


Hi Justin,

Thanks for your reply,

I might try wrapping a http api around this erlang implementation of paxos
[1] just for fun.

Kind Regards

Neville

[1] https://github.com/kuenishi/gen_paxos

On 9 November 2010 14:37, Justin Sheehy <justin at basho.com> wrote:

> 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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