Riak as Binary File Store

Vlad Gorodetsky v at gor.io
Tue May 29 12:51:10 EDT 2012


I've read somewhere here on the mailing list that storing blobs that
are more than 50KB isn't recommended.
Is that correct? If so, is it something specific to storage backend?

~Vlad

On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 3:51 PM, Alvaro Videla <videlalvaro at gmail.com> wrote:
> Like this perhaps: https://github.com/johnthethird/riak-fuse *cough* *cough*
>
>
> On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 2:49 PM, Shuhao Wu <admin at thekks.net> wrote:
>>
>> 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
>>
>> Shuhao
>>
>>
>> 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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