Retrying requests to Riak

Wilson MacGyver wmacgyver at
Thu Apr 7 23:17:48 EDT 2011

use haproxy to ping each of the riak node. and remove nodes that
aren't responding is
what we did.

we use a single haproxy instead of 1 per application server.

On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 9:47 PM, Greg Nelson <grourk at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a simple three node cluster that I have been using for testing and
> benchmarking Riak.  Lately I've been simulating various failure scenarios --
> like a node going down, disk going bad, etc.
> My application talks to Riak through an haproxy instance running locally on
> each application server.  It's configured to round-robin over the nodes in
> the cluster for both HTTP and PBC interfaces, and uses the HTTP /ping health
> check.  I assume this is a rather typical setup.

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