Riak Function Contrib

francisco treacy francisco.treacy at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 14:15:00 EDT 2010

Very, very good idea!

2010/10/5 Mark Phillips <mark at basho.com>:
> Hey All,
> We are pushing to get some more resources out the door to help the
> community better use Riak. Specifically, we are doing tons of work at
> the moment to make MapReduce in Riak more robust and as simple to use
> as possible. This is happening not only through code enhancement but
> also through various documentation additions.
> I'm not sure if you're all familiar with projects like Clojure Contrib
> --- http://github.com/richhickey/clojure-contrib --- but we thought
> this would be a great model for our own Contrib Library. So, we are
> creating something called "Riak Function Contrib."  When launched,
> it'll be a home for community-contributed MapReduce and Pre- and
> Post-Commit functions. The goal is to have Riak users submit code they
> have used in their own apps and projects to build out a comprehensive
> collection of functions such that, when a new user needs/wants to use
> M/R or or Hook Functions in their app, they can browse the soon-to-be
> vast number of functions that are already available and tested by
> developers.
> The code will live on GitHub and there will be a sister-site with an
> overview of what Riak Function Contrib is all about. When the repo and
> site are up and running, code submission will be as simple as forking
> the repo and sending a pull request. Using the code from the repo will
> be just as easy.
> You'll notice I said "When launched..." It's not ready yet for several
> reasons, one of which is because we wanted to put some code in there
> at launch time. As I said, over time we are hooping it'll fill out
> quite nicely, but we would like to have some functions in there to
> start things off. So, if you've got MapReduce and/or Pre- and Post-
> Commit functions that you are up for sharing with the community, I
> want to hear from you. Shoot me an email and I'll give you the details
> on how to get involved.
> And of course, thanks for being a part of Riak.
> Best,
> Mark
> Community Manager
> Basho Technologies
> wiki.basho.com
> twitter.com/pharkmillups
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