Riak Recap for May 02 - 03

Mark Phillips mark at basho.com
Wed May 4 16:30:15 EDT 2011

Afternoon, Evening, Morning to All -

For today's Recap: new code, blog posts, jobs, slides and more.



Community Manager
Basho Technologies

Riak Recap for May 02 - 03

1) Version of MailRank's Haskell client was just tagged.

Repo here --->  https://github.com/mailrank/riak-haskell-client

2) Bradley Taylor posted a photo of some hardware he and Webster/Clay
just picked up for their Riak test cluster.

* You'll want to look at this --->

3) Stephan Seidt (@evilhackerdude) released a nifty bit of code
yesterday (while at JSConf) that watches & syncs folders into a riak

* Repo here on GitHub ---> https://github.com/evilhackerdude/teriaki

Thanks, Stephan!

4) We merged a great chunk of code for riak_core from the team at Evax
that adds a standard OTP-style handle_info callback for vnode modules
to receive arbitrary messages from other processes.

* Initial pull request ---> https://github.com/basho/riak_core/pull/49/
* Actual commit details --->


5) Sean Cribbs posted the slides from his talk yesterday at JSConf.

* Check them out here ---> https://github.com/seancribbs/riak-apps-jsconf2011

(In case it's not obvious, he was serving these slides directly from
Riak during the preso.)

5.1) For anyone in Portland, Sean's preso at NodeConf on Riak-js is
happening tomorrow at 4:00.

* Details somewhere on this page ---> http://nodeconf.com/schedule.html

6) Basho is hiring a Product Marketing Manager.

* Details here ---> http://ht.ly/4NgEz

7) More Riak Jobs:

* Intuit is hiring engineers in Mountain View, CA, with "Cassandra,
HBase, Riak, etc" experience. Details here --->
* LifeBooker is hiring Ruby on Rails Devs in NYC who have MongoDB and
Riak experience. Details here ---> http://bit.ly/msnwAe

8) There's a post up on the Basho Blog about riak_core and what it
offers developers.

* Read here ---> http://blog.basho.com/2011/05/04/Riak-Core-Will-Be-the-Next

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