Riak Recap for November 9 - 10

Mark Phillips mark at basho.com
Fri Nov 11 20:19:07 EST 2011


Evening, Morning, Afternoon to All -

Great Recap to take you into the weekend: new code, contributions,
slides, and more.

Enjoy, and thanks for being a part of Riak.

Mark

Community Manager
Basho Technologies
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twitter.com/pharkmillups
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Riak Recap for November 9 - 10
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1) We merged a small contribution to the Erlang Protobuffs code from
Michel Rijnders.

* Commit here --->
https://github.com/basho/erlang_protobuffs/commit/9e662bd002b3e3ac3dbc1215b99890c321e8ceab

2) Rick Olson at GitHub wrote a short blog post about git.io, their
Riak-backed URL shortener.

* Read here ---> https://github.com/blog/985-git-io-github-url-shortener
* Also, you can get to the Riak and Basho repos using git.io/riak and
git.io/basho, respectively.

3) Sean Cribbs posted the slides from the "Embracing NoSQL and
Eventual Consistency with Ripple" talk he gave at Ruby Conf Uruguay.

* These are well worth it --->
http://www.slideshare.net/seancribbs/embrace-nosql-and-eventual-consistency-with-ripple

4) Jon Brisbin has been busy again. :)

* Updated the RabbitMQ/Riak custom exchange to the 2.7 Rabbit release
---> http://twitter.com/#!/j_brisbin/statuses/134703020725387265
* Released a new repo called "rabbitmq-riak-code-vnode-dispatcher"
that should help you use vnodes with RabbitMQ.

5) We added the ability to check your config file via the Riak command
line tools. (This has been around for a while but I'm not sure we
advertised it well enough.)

* Details here --->
http://wiki.basho.com/Command-Line-Tools---riak.html#chkconfig

6) Jordan Schatz is working on a Racket API to Riak.

* Code here ---> https://github.com/shofetim/Racket-Riak

7) Basho is hiring Developer Advocates.

* Details here --->  http://basho.com/careers/developer-advocate/



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