Riak Adoption - What can we do better?
ephraimmower at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 09:41:21 EDT 2012
Mathias's book is great. I'd love to see more detail in Riak wiki, or maybe
a separate reference section. For instance, where are the details of
available Action arguments for for map_object_value, or for that matter the
list of available built-in m/r functions? As far as I know, you've got to
dig into riak_kv_mapreduce.erl* *to find out. Riak is easy to set up and
use, but once you get past basic use-cases, getting information isn't as
simple as it could be.
On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 3:27 AM, Matthew Tovbin <matthew at tovbin.com> wrote:
> Riak is one of the simplest KV stores I used so far. Almost zero learning
> and ease of setup makes it a great tool to start working with. Moreover,
> later you
> got rewarded by an outstanding stability and minimal maintenance even at
> So, the only obstacle I see in adoption of Riak lays in understanding the
> datastore design principles using KV store, which probably is better to be
> explained by thoughtful examples.
> IMHO, it'll be nice for newbies to have an online live demo system(s)
> with some actual data and based on Riak <http://goog_1479527129> and
> Webmachine<http://speakerdeck.com/u/jnewland/p/github-pages-on-riak-and-webmachine/>, allowing playing
> it both manually and programmatically.
> Such demo will serve as display of applied Riak data design patterns.
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 20:40, Jeremy Raymond <jeraymond at gmail.com> wrote:
>> +1 for better online docs (wiki). I also don't read them anymore and
>> also go to the source to figure out what to do or ask on the list.
>> Also using the Erlang client.
>> On Apr 19, 2012, at 11:31 PM, Daniil Churikov <ddosia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I wonder why you all ask a book, when there is no any docs on most
>> > features at all, or they are outdated. E.g. to find how to use 2i
>> queries in
>> > erlang i dive into sources, not docs. I really like riak, but look for
>> > example on mongodb docs, it is solid and useful, you could easily find
>> > topic you intresting in. Make it better for use and you will get what
>> > want.
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