Riak Recap for Jan. 7 - 9

Mark Phillips mark at basho.com
Mon Jan 10 20:07:43 EST 2011

Evening, Morning, Afternoon to All,

For today's Recap: An in-memory test backend for riak-js, Riak in
German, some code for the Riak Play Module, Andy Gross talking Dynamo
and Riak, the beginnings of a Small Talk client, and more.



Community Manager
Basho Technologies


1) Seancribbs and matclayton had a very short exchange in #riak about
how Riak treats hardware.

* Gist here ---> https://gist.github.com/773647

2) Mathias Meyer (@roidrage) wrote an extensive piece on NoSQL for a
German Linux magazine. There are a few pages dedicated to Riak.

* Article here ---> http://www.linux-magazin.de/Heft-Abo/Ausgaben/2011/02

3) Looks like there has been some progress made with the Riak Module for Play.

* Latest is here ---> http://www.playframework.org/modules/riak-head/home

* I also added a pointer to it in the Wiki --->

4) High Scalability published a blog post on Bitcask. (Better late
than never, I guess.)

Post here ---> http://highscalability.com/blog/2011/1/10/riaks-bitcask-a-log-structured-hash-table-for-fast-keyvalue.html

5) Sean Cribbs, with the help of @frank06, @technoweenie and
@indexzero, put the finishing touches on an in-memory backend for

* Info here ---> http://twitter.com/#!/seancribbs/status/24560915898703872

6) Göran Krampe is about to get started on a Small Talk client for Riak.

* Details here for anyone interested --->

7) Tim Anglade (@timanglade) published the first set of videos from
his NoSQL World Tour. Among those currently available is an extensive
interview with Basho Principal Architect Andy Gross (@argv0) about
anything and everything Dynamo.

Video here ---> http://nosqltapes.com/video/understanding-dynamo-with-andy-gross

(Also, Tim, if you're reading this, thanks for committing the time,
effort, talent, and patience it took to build NoSQLtapes.com. The site
(and its content) is fantastic.)

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