Riak Recap for March 9 - 10

Mark mark at basho.com
Fri Mar 11 20:45:24 EST 2011


Addendum!

I managed to overlook this convo about exact phrase searching and stemming with Riak Search: https://gist.github.com/866910

(h/t to Scott Gonyea for bringing it to my attention)

Mark 

On Mar 11, 2011, at 15:50, Mark Phillips <mark at basho.com> wrote:

> Afternoon, Evening, Morning to All,
> 
> Before we get into the Recap I wanted to say that myself and Basho
> send our thoughts, prayers, and best wishes out to anyone who may have
> been impacted by today's earthquake in Japan.
> 
> For today's Recap: A new Meetup in Stockholm, videos, jobs, some great
> convos and questions from #riak, and much more.
> 
> Have a great weekend.
> 
> Mark
> 
> Community Manager
> Basho Technologies
> wiki.basho.com
> twitter.com/pharkmillups
> ----
> 
> Riak Recap for March 9 - 10
> 
> 1) There is a new regularly-scheduled Riak Meetup starting! This one
> will be in Stockholm, and is being organized by Mårten Gustafson
> (@martengustafson) and several other developers in the Stockholm area.
> 
> * Details and registration here --->
> http://www.meetup.com/Stockholm-Riak-Meetup/
> * This has also been added to the list of Meetups on the Riak Wiki
> ---> http://wiki.basho.com/The-Riak-Community.html#Meetups (As you'll
> notice, there is plenty of room for more Meetups to be added...)
> 
> Also, big thanks to the leadership team -
> http://www.meetup.com/Stockholm-Riak-Meetup/members/?op=leaders - for
> getting this off the ground!
> 
> 2) InfoQ posted a video of Andy Gross' "Riak Core: Dynamo Building
> Blocks" presentation from last year's QCon event in San Francisco.
> This is a great talk, and if you haven't had a chance to dig into
> riak_core, I highly recommend you do so.
> 
> * Video here ---> http://www.infoq.com/presentations/Riak-Core
> 
> Related material:
> 
> * Introducing Riak Core --->
> http://blog.basho.com/2010/07/30/introducing-riak-core/
> * riak_core on GitHub ---> https://github.com/basho/riak_core
> 
> 3) Wikia is hiring Operations Engineers in the San Francisco area with
> Riak experience.
> 
> * Details here --->
> http://www.ventureloop.com/ventureloop/jobdetail.php?jobid=59835
> 
> 4) seancribbs and Spyplane had a brief discussion in #riak about the
> feasibility of using Riak and/or Riak Search for a use case requiring
> indexing.
> 
> * Gist here ---> https://gist.github.com/866691
> 
> 5) Q --- When retrieving a list of siblings via the REST interface, I
> am getting the same vtag appearing multiple times. Is this normal? I
> thought the vtags were unique? Are they referring to the same sibling?
> (from thebird via #riak)
> 
>  A --- The vtag is calculated on a PUT based on the vclock and is
> stored as part of the object's meta data. It would be possible to get
> siblings with the same vtag when vector clock pruning or read/reapair
> was happening.
> 
> 6) We added a page to the Wiki for both Riak and Riak Search release notes.
> 
> * Check it out here ---> http://wiki.basho.com/Release-Notes.html
> 
> (h/t to Scott Gonyea for putting this together.)
> 
> 7) MailRank's Haskell client got a bump to version 0.3.0.2 yesterday.
> 
> * Test drive it here if you haven't already --->
> https://github.com/mailrank/riak-haskell-client
> 
> 8) atoi and seancribbs had a brief chat in #riak that started with,
> "Any thoughts on Riak for stats for an ecommerce website?"
> 
> * Gist here ---> https://gist.github.com/866802





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