How many links does it take til you get to the center of the ... ?

Sean Cribbs sean at basho.com
Wed May 4 18:01:22 EDT 2011


Note that this is an HTTP limitation, not the datastore in general. That said, don't go crazy with them.

Sean Cribbs <sean at basho.com>
Developer Advocate
Basho Technologies, Inc.
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On May 4, 2011, at 2:55 PM, Aphyr wrote:

> HA! I just ran into this limit!
> 
> 5,000 links like /tablet_users/whoever riaktag=following will cause your user objects to take upwards of 4 seconds to return, on our beefy cluster, with a variance of ~3 seconds. (Over HTTP, ruby riak_client.) I had to move them into the JSON body, which makes things much faster. Hundreds of links seems just fine.
> 
> --Kyle
> 
> On 05/04/2011 02:50 PM, Luc Castera wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Sorry for the Lil Kim reference on the subject line, I couldn't help it :-)
>> 
>> In the links documentation on wiki.basho.com <http://wiki.basho.com>, it
>> says:
>> "this can substitute as a lightweight graph database, as long as the
>> number of links attached to a given key are kept reasonably low"
>> 
>> What's considered reasonably low here? tens? hundreds? thousands? millions?
>> 
>> Has anyone published benchmarks or stress-testing results of this
>> anywhere for me to take a look?
>> 
>> Thank you,
>> 
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