how can I trigger a manual merge?

Jonathan Langevin jlangevin at
Sat Jul 30 15:24:54 EDT 2011

Perhaps this helps?

Additionally, maybe tweaking the threshold parameters for a merge is needed.
Following link discusses threshold configuration, merge process, etc. There
are further tuning tips further down this page:

Jonathan Langevin
Systems Administrator
Loom Inc.
Wilmington, NC: (910) 241-0433 - jlangevin at - - Skype: intel352

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 7:36 PM, Steve Webb <swebb at> wrote:

> So, I'm still working on an "insert and never delete" use of riak.  I'm
> expiring data after a certain amount of time, but from what I've heard/read,
> it's not possible to trigger a merge at all with my usage pattern.
> So, is there a way for me to write something in erlang or something that I
> can throw into cron to do periodic merges and clean things up?
> - Steve
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