Riak Recap for August 16 - 26

Thomas Santero tsantero at basho.com
Mon Aug 27 14:45:45 EDT 2012


Additionally, the inaugural Boston Riak Meetup is taking place this
Thursday at Basho's Cambridge office --->
http://www.meetup.com/Boston-Riak/events/77828202/

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 2:38 PM, Mark Phillips <mark at basho.com> wrote:

> Morning, Evening, Afternoon to All -
>
> Big Recap for today: code, blogs, slides, meetups galore, and more.
>
> Enjoy. And go register for RICON (ricon2012.com) if you haven't
> already done so.
>
> Mark
> twitter.com/pharkmillups
> -----------------------------------
>
> Riak Recap for August 16 - 26
> ======================
>
> 1) Dave Parfitt got a little crazy and started tinkering with a Riak
> OCaml client.
>
> * Code here ---> https://github.com/metadave/riak-ocaml-client
>
> 2) Dave also spent some time hacking prelimary Riak support into YCSB.
>
> * Still very beta ---> https://github.com/metadave/YCSB/tree/master/riak
>
> 3) The crew at Puppet Labs is offering a bounty for a Riak module.
> We're also throwing in a RICON ticket for the eventual winner.
>
> * Details here --->
> http://puppetlabs.com/blog/puppet-module-bounty-logstash-riak-and-graphite/
>
> 4) Sebastian Cohnen wrote a blog post on how to go about upgrading
> from 0.14 to 1.2
>
> * Read here --->
> http://tisba.de/2012/08/20/migrating-riak-from-0-14-2-to-1-2/
>
> 5) There's a new SF Riak Meetup on the calendar. This one is happening
> on September 5th and will feature Andy Gross and Shanley Kane going
> in-depth on Riak 1.2.
>
> * Details here --->
> http://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Riak-Meetup/events/78766672/
>
> 6) We announced a Riak Meetup in London happening this Wednesday.
> (I'll be on hand for this one.)
>
> * Register here ---> http://www.meetup.com/riak-london/events/79190462/
>
> 7) AND there will be a Riak Meetup in Leeds on September 19th.
>
> * Details here ---> http://www.meetup.com/Leeds-Riak/events/78269232/
>
> 8) Tom Santero gave a talk at the NYC Devops Meetup all about Riak and
> how Basho does DevOps.
>
> * Slides here (including a picture of our CEO shelling out cash for
> RAM) ---> https://speakerdeck.com/u/tsantero/p/devops-at-basho
>
> 9) Tom has been busy. He gave a talk called "The Persistence of Data"
> a few days before that at another NYC Meetup.
>
> * Slides here --->
> https://speakerdeck.com/u/tsantero/p/the-persistence-of-data
>
> 10) We added Nimbuzz to the production users page:
>
> * Details here --->
> http://basho.com/company/production-users/#user-nimbuzz
>
> 11) Casey Rosenthal has some experimental code on GitHub that uses
> Ripple to for calculating rolling averages.
>
> * Check it out here ---> https://github.com/clr/riak-rolling-average
>
> 12) Riak-shim just hit 0.12.
>
> * Latest here --->  https://twitter.com/rubygems/status/237731085201584128
>
> 13) OJ Reeves releases version 0.2.3.0 of CorrugatedIron, the .NET
> Client that he, Jeremiah Peschka, and a few others hack on. Keep an
> eye on this code...
>
> * Details here ---> http://www.nuget.org/packages/CorrugatedIron
>
> 14) John Glick spent some time channeling Larry Wall and released a
> bit of experimental code that lets you work with Riak's configs from
> the command line.
>
> * Code here --->   https://github.com/glickbot/riak-conf
>
> 15) Rodrigo De Castro wrote his fourth piece on Riak for DZone. This
> one updates a few examples from "Seven Databases in Seven Weeks" to
> run against Riak 1.2.
>
> * Read here --->
> http://java.dzone.com/articles/riak-updated-examples-seven
>
> 16) If all goes to plan, Riak will be shipping with Fedora 18.
>
> * Latest progress here --->
> http://stg.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/Riak
>
> 17) Kaspar Tidemann wrote up a quick blog post on work coming to Riak-js.
>
> * Read here --->
> http://www.kaspertidemann.com/future-development-of-riak-js/
>
> 18) Matthew Eernisse added Riak support to his "models" JavaScript ORM.
>
> * Start here ---> https://twitter.com/mde/status/239454007578468352
>
> 19) Lei Gu wrote up a Riak HTTP API cheat sheet on his blog.
>
> * Post here --->
>
> http://2rdscreenretargeting.blogspot.com/2012/08/riak-http-api-cheat-sheet.html
>
> 20) Jean-Michel Lacroix has a proposal out for a Riak talk at ConFoo
> happening next year in Montreal.
>
> * He needs your votes --->
> http://confoo.ca/fr/call-for-papers/speaker/jean-michel-lacroix
>
> 21 ) Some Q & A from Stack Overflow:
>
> * Riak search queries via the java client --->
>
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12038307/riak-search-queries-via-the-java-client
> * Riak php client exiting on store() --->
>
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12024710/riak-php-client-exiting-on-store
>
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