Riak Recap for May 20 - 22

Mark Phillips mark at basho.com
Mon May 23 16:25:34 EDT 2011


Afternoon, Evening, Morning to All -

For today's Recap: A contribution to Luwak, a new Erlang Driver for
LevelDB, a podcast, talks, and more.

Enjoy.

Mark

Community Manager
Basho Technologies
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twitter.com/pharkmillups
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Riak Recap for May 20 - 22
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1) Erlang Factory London is fast approaching, so here's the rundown of
all the talks in which Riak will be featured:

* http://erlang-factory.com/conference/London2011/speakers/KrestenKrabThorup
* http://erlang-factory.com/conference/London2011/speakers/DavidDawson
* http://erlang-factory.com/conference/London2011/speakers/JonBrisbin
* http://erlang-factory.com/conference/London2011/speakers/ArunSuresh
* http://erlang-factory.com/conference/London2011/speakers/TonyFalco

2) Basho just (minutes ago) released an Erlang Driver for Google's
LevelDB that appeared several weeks back.

* Details here ---> http://twitter.com/#!/slfritchie/status/72750501829160960

3) We merged a pull request from atesta that makes appends possible
from Luwak's HTTP interface.

* Commit ---> https://github.com/basho/luwak/commit/bab07c209a4502962cc42e67179e6cc56594b4c6
* Original Pull Request ---> https://github.com/basho/luwak/pull/12

Thanks, atesta!

4) For anyone heading to GlueCon: Basho's  Director of Engineering
Dave Smith (@dizzyd) will be giving a talk on Thursday called
"Bootstrapping Dynamo Apps with Riak Core."

* Exact details are a bit more than halfway down on this page --->
http://gluecon.com/2011/?page_id=16

5) Scott M. Likens updated the Engine Yard App Cloud recipe with a
basho_bench recipe giving you R and Fortran by default.

Details here ---> https://twitter.com/#!/scottmlikens/status/72381279873675265

Thanks, Scott!

6) OJ Reeves (@thecolonial) was recently a guest on a podcast called
Talking Shop Down Under. He gave an awesome overview of Riak.

* Listen here --->
http://www.talkingshopdownunder.com/2011/05/episode-56-riak-with-oj-reeves.html

Thanks, OJ!

7) Some new jobs to pass along:

* SocialFlow in NYC is looking for a Lead Front End Developer --->
http://jobs.37signals.com/jobs/8973
* Qwiki hiring a Software Engineer in San Fracisco ---> http://bit.ly/ljvzIZ
* CrowdFlower is hiring a "Ruby Elephantine Data Engineer" in San
Francisco ---> http://bit.ly/l8CuAw




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