Riak as Binary File Store

Shuhao Wu admin at thekks.net
Tue May 29 08:49:39 EDT 2012

It'll be interesting if you can write a filesystem on top of Riak.

That would be a cool project to see on github :P


On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 8:36 AM, Praveen Baratam
<praveen.baratam at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello Everybody!
> I have read abundantly over the web that Riak is very well suited to store
> and retrieve small binary objects such as images, docs, etc.
> In our scenario we are planning to use Riak to store uploads to our portal
> which is a Social Network. Uploads are mostly images with maximum size of 2
> MB and typical size ranges between few KBs to few 100 KBs.
> Does this usage pattern fit Riak? What are the caveats if any?
> Thank you!
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