C++ Riak client?

Sean Cribbs sean at basho.com
Sat Apr 9 12:14:31 EDT 2011

Assuming you encode your data properly and choose buckets/keys that are URL-safe, there's no reason you can't access it from both interfaces.

Sean Cribbs <sean at basho.com>
Developer Advocate
Basho Technologies, Inc.

On Apr 9, 2011, at 12:10 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:

> On 4/9/11 10:47 AM, Sean Cribbs wrote:
>> Because it's being confused in this conversation, I think it merits
>> clarification -- the "protocol" that is used to talk to Riak and Google's
>> Protocol Buffers are NOT the same thing. Riak uses a simple length- and
>> message-code-prefixed binary protocol, in which the complex messages (ones that
>> have bodies and not just the message code) are serialized via Google's Protocol
>> Buffers. So, while we don't use the RPC facilities in Google's library, the
>> *serialization format* DOES use Protocol Buffers.
>> Sorry for the confusion, we'll work to make that clearer in the wiki.
> Can you mix/match access to the same buckets/data with the PB and rest protocols if the values are json objects?   For example if you have some high-volume data feeds, could you write with the more efficient PB but read with more generic rest clients?  Or does all access to a bucket have to use the same protocol?
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