October 18 - October 28

Mark Phillips mark at basho.com
Mon Oct 29 11:34:10 EDT 2012


Morning, Afternoon, Evening to All -

A lot in today's Recap: blog posts, jobs, code, and a healthy backlog
of Stack Overflow Q & A.

Enjoy. And to all of you in Hurricane Sandy's path: stay safe. 	

Mark
twitter.com/pharkmillups
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October 18 - October 28 	
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1) Callixte put together some instructions on running Riak on SmartOS.

* Try it out here --->
http://callixte.wordpress.com/2012/10/19/riak-on-smartos-outside-joyent-sdc/

2) Dan Ostrowski continues to do good work on riakdocs, a python
module for modeling Riak docs and then providing common operations.

* Code here ---> https://bitbucket.org/danostrowski/riakdocs

3) There are a few new posts on the Basho Blog worth reading.

* Getting your hands on Riak CS --->
http://basho.com/blog/technical/2012/10/18/try-riak-cs/
* Basho in Rails Rumble --->
http://basho.com/blog/technical/2012/10/19/Rails-Rumble-with-Riak-and-Ripple/
* How Basho Pulled Off RICON2012 --->
http://basho.com/blog/technical/2012/10/25/how-we-did-ricon/

4) Nathan Lafreniere released protobuf.js, a pure javascript protocol
buffer encoding implementation, written specifically for Riak.

* Details and code here ---> https://npmjs.org/package/protobuf.js
* He's also working on a client that wraps this encoding called
riakpbc ---> https://github.com/nathan-lafreniere/riakpbc

5) The first Riak Manchester meetup is happening on November 13th.

* Details here ---> http://www.meetup.com/riak-manchester/

6) Vonstark gave a presentation called "Beautiful Riak".

* Slides here ---> https://speakerdeck.com/vonstark/beautiful-riak

7) deepakmdas wrote a blog post about using Riak with Logstash.

* Read here --->
http://beingasysadmin.wordpress.com/2012/10/25/using-riak-with-logstash/

8) Siculars wrote a great post about RICON.

* Read here ---> http://siculars.posterous.com/ricon-2012-recap

9) Ticket Evolution is hiring people who want to work with Riak and
Erlang in NYC.

* Details here ---> http://ticketevolution.com/our-story/careers/

10) Meteor Entertainment in San Francisco is hiring a Data Systems
Engineer who wants to hack on Riak.

* Details here ---> http://meteor-ent.com/jobs/#2

11) The Python User Group in Princeton is doing and Riak with Python
meetup on November 12th.

* Register here ---> http://www.meetup.com/pug-ip/events/83683262/

12) Myles Megyesi is making progress of his Riak support in the
Hyperion Framework.

* Gem here ---> http://rubygems.org/gems/hyperion-riak

13) Andrei Savu gave a presentation at a recent hackathon in which he
demo'd Riak's beta counters functionality.

* Slides here --->
http://www.slideshare.net/savu.andrei/counters-with-riak-on-amazon-ec2

14) Shrikar Archak wrote up a quick post about installing and
configuring Riak 1.2.1.

* http://shrikar.com/blog/2012/10/28/riak-installation-and-configuration

15) There's a whole mess of Stack Overflow questions I've failed to
pass on. Here's the backlog.

* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13055149/copy-data-between-buckets-riak
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12963965/using-secondary-index-and-key-filter-together-in-riak-mapred
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12669650/atomic-operations-in-riak
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12660172/riak-mapreduce-not-found-output
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12712268/how-to-format-the-returned-data-in-a-riak-map-reduce
* http://programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/riak
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12734629/how-do-you-specify-the-row-or-document-id-riak-or-any-key-value-data-strore
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12748154/riak-riak-kv-vnode-worker-pool-crashed
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12747780/riak-connection-pool-silent-disconnection
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12747259/riak-mapreduce-function-map-object-value-return-empty-result-on-erlang-pb-client
* http://dba.stackexchange.com/questions/25343/riak-in-sass-application
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7601997/how-to-sort-order-data-in-riak
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12867941/creating-riak-bucket-over-curl
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12863175/rebar-generated-start-up-script-not-loading-dependencies
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12820170/erlang-api-for-bigquery
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12747780/riak-connection-pool-silent-disconnection
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12885237/differance-riak-mapvaluesjson-and-json-parse
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12875126/php-riak-list-buckets
* http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13106831/f-webrequest-throws-webexception-protocol-error-instead-of-404-status-code




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