Deciphering Key Filter Errors

Jason J. W. Williams jasonjwwilliams at
Thu Mar 3 13:28:01 EST 2011

If someone could help me understand just this error, that would help a

Thank you in advance.


On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 11:55 PM, Jason J. W. Williams
<jasonjwwilliams at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm experimenting using key filters to implement indexes. My approach
> is for each data key in bucket A, to create a new empty key in a
> dedicated index bucket where the original key name and value of the
> indexed field is encoded in the key name for a new index key.
> Data key looks like this:
> Bucket - riak_perf_test
> Key - ccode_<unique_6_digit_ID> : {"redeemed_count": 23 }
> For each data key created, an index key is created:
> Bucket - idx=redeemed_count=ccode
> Key - ccode/23
> (in both keys 23 changes on a per-key basis based on what
> "redeemed_count" is set to)
> My goal is to be able to do a key filtered Map Reduce job on
> idx=redeemed_count=ccode that generates a list of all data key names
> with a redeemed_count < 50.
> The job (using curl) is here:
> It errors out almost immediately in sasl-error.log
> (, but the request doesn't immediately
> error out to the client. The only error the client sees is an eventual
> timeout error.
> So my question is, what is the error in sasl-error.log telling me is
> wrong with my job construction? And also, why is there only a timeout
> error generated to the client instead of a map_reduce_error as I've
> seen for non-key filtered jobs?
> Thank you in advance for any help. I greatly appreciate it.
> -J

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