Geospatial advice?

Mark Rose markrose at
Tue May 1 16:09:23 EDT 2012

On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 4:00 PM, Kyle Kingsbury <aphyr at> wrote:

> On 05/01/2012 12:19 PM, Mark Rose wrote:
>> Trade offs. I dislike rewriting stuff that doesn't scale. I love the
>> idea of just throwing another box into a cluster and having it "just
>> work" without rebalancing issues, etc. I'm tired of dealing with shards,
>> complex replication setups, etc.
>> I will also be using heavily for logging, URL shortening, social share
>> registering, etc., and I'd rather stick to one datastore.
>> I agree it's a bit of a round peg in a ovoid hole when it comes to
>> geospatial + mapreduce queries, but I imagine it won't be long until
>> geospatial indexes arrive at Riak as well, and then I can switch to
>> those. :-)
> Mecha. Coming soon. Talk to jrecursive.
>**preso.pdf <>
> --Kyle

Very interesting... but how soon? I could really use this.

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