Is Riak suitable for s small-record write-intensive billion-records application?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Thu Oct 18 12:03:49 EDT 2012

On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 10:15 AM, Jeremiah Peschka
<jeremiah.peschka at> wrote:
> Right - if you want read your own writes consistency you need to make Riak
> behave consistently and (assuming n = 3) specify dw at least 2 (preferably
> 3) for writes and r at least 2 for reads. This, of course, means that you're
> going to lose.

And even that only works for a single writer.  It won't prevent
concurrent creation of the same key by different writers - there is no
atomic operation for that.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at

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