True HA for RiakClient

Michael Clemmons glassresistor at
Sat Mar 3 13:23:23 EST 2012

Its a pretty well known issue.  If you don't mind an older version of the
riak client there is a folk on github that does support this
Your other option is to manage it in your app or subclass the transport
Some people use haproxy. I'm not a fan of this approach in production,
since the load balancer is now the point of failure.

On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 10:08 AM, Philip <flips01 at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've just created my first 3 node riak cluster and must admit that I'm
> stunned! However, it seems like the RiakClient is missing a really
> important functionality for HA software. AFAIK you can only specify a
> single server. I want to host a large riak cluster and a frontend
> cluster separately. Using a single server for connecting would be a
> huge single point of failure.
> Am I missing something?
> It would be nice if it would be possible to specify multiple servers
> and the clients automatically chooses a random server that's available
> from this list.
> Best Regards
> Philip
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