Store whole database in memory

Greg Nelson grourk at
Sat May 28 02:11:08 EDT 2011


You might want to check out riak_kv_ets_backend, riak_kv_gb_trees_backend, and riak_kv_cache_backend.


On Friday, May 27, 2011 at 10:35 PM, Michael McClain wrote:

> Hi,
> Is it possible to store the whole database in memory?
> In a similar way as Redis does.
> I'm really interested in the distributed map reduce done by riak ("bring processing to the data, instead of data to processors), but I need faster writes/reads that a memory-only database could provide.
> In case you don't support memory-only storage (no disk touched / all keys and data fitting the memory in all nodes) yet, do you plan on implementing it?
> Thank you,
> Michael
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