Riak search timestamps (date/time)

Sean Cribbs sean at basho.com
Fri Mar 4 11:25:18 EST 2011

We are working on some internal prototypes of secondary indices which will solve some of those types of problems.  There's no timeline on when (or if) they will be released.

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

On Mar 4, 2011, at 11:14 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:

> On 3/4/2011 8:38 AM, Ryan Zezeski wrote:
>>    Does Riak Search support timestamps? The majority of my data is
>>    queried using timestamps; e.g. the last three hours of data or the
>>    snapshot from Jan 20th at 08:00:01 etc.
>> Mike, you can format the timestamp into ISO8601 basic:
>> [YYYY][MM][DD]T[hh][mm][ss]
>> This has the nice property of sorting in chronological order.
> Is there any hope for a more natural concept of time 'ranges' in riak? Maybe some kind of indexing that would avoid the full bucket scan that you need even with a key prefix match?
> -- 
>  Les Mikesell
>    lesmikesell at gmail.com
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