Attempting to use secondary indexes

Craig Muth craig at homerun.com
Thu Aug 4 13:35:03 EDT 2011


> you'll need to look in etc/app.config in the release directory and change
the value for the storage_backend setting to riak_kv_index_backend

Thanks.

How stable is the riak_kv_index_backend?  If we're aiming to go to prod in a
couple months would we be better advised to use riak search?  It seems as
though it's functionality is a superset of secondary indexing, though more
painful to implement.

--Craig



On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 9:48 PM, Jeremiah Peschka <jeremiah.peschka at gmail.com
> wrote:

> I believe 1.0 is scheduled for November.
>
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>
> On Aug 3, 2011, at 9:47 PM, Antonio Rohman Fernandez wrote:
>
> > Another question... the old problem of querying smaller buckets with
> MapReduce is resolved with secondary indexes?
> > following this pattern => curl
> http://127.0.0.1:8098/buckets/loot/index/category_bin/eq/armor i think
> Riak doesn't have to check all the buckets/keys in memory to match the one
> you look for as it happened on a MapReduce, right? so
> http://127.0.0.1:8098/buckets/rohman_messages/index/date_int/eq/20110801would give me all messages from Rohman ( in a personalized bucket ) for the
> day 1st of August of 2011 in a much faster way, right?
> > thanks
> >
> > Rohman
> >
> > On Thu, 04 Aug 2011 12:38:17 +0800, Antonio Rohman Fernandez wrote:
> >
> >> seeing OSCON's PDF... when will we be able to have Riak 1.0 with
> secondary indexes out? This is an improvement that can help me pretty well
> out on my project. Any ETA?
> >> thanks
> >>
> >> Rohman
> >>
> >> On Wed, 3 Aug 2011 22:02:53 -0600, Kelly McLaughlin wrote:
> >>
> >> Craig,
> >> The default backend is bit cask and if you want to use the indexes
> you'll need to look in etc/app.config in the release directory and change
> the value for the storage_backend setting to riak_kv_index_backend instead
> of riak_kv_bitcask_backend. I suspect that's the problem. Cheers.
> >> Kelly
> >>
> >> On Aug 3, 2011, at 9:42 PM, Craig Muth wrote:
> >>
> >> I'm running the code example from
> http://rusty.basho.com.s3.amazonaws.com/Presentations/2011-OSCONData-Portland.pdf
> >> This succeeds:
> >> curl \
> >>   -X PUT \
> >>   -d "OPAQUE_VALUE" \
> >>   -H "x-riak-index-category_bin: armor" \
> >>   -H "x-riak-index-price_int: 400" \
> >>   http://127.0.0.1:8098/buckets/loot/keys/gauntlet24
> >> This verifies it's getting there:
> >> curl http://127.0.0.1:8098/riak/loot/gauntlet24
> >>   => OPAQUE_VALUE
> >> However, this finds nothing:
> >> curl http://127.0.0.1:8098/buckets/loot/index/category_bin/eq/armor
> >>   => {"keys":[]}
> >> Whereas in the presentation it says it should return
> {"keys":["gauntlet24"]}
> >> Any ideas?  Just grabbed the latest from github master.
> >> --Craig
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