Riak Data-UI

Ian Ha ian at blutrumpet.com
Thu Feb 7 10:08:49 EST 2013


Also: Is there an ETA on Riak Control?


On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 10:08 AM, Ian Ha <ian at blutrumpet.com> wrote:

> +1.
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> Developing a comprehensive admin console would be great.
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> I would add merge statistics to Chad's feature requests. Would be nice to
> see who how much disk space is saved during merges, which merge/threshold
> triggers were hit, and possible disk usage at that time.
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> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 2:21 PM, Chad Engler <Chad.Engler at patlive.com>wrote:
>
>> Some of my favorite features of Futon were the ability to edit the
>> configuration of the server from the web interface, check job status
>> (compaction, view indexing, etc), and used almost all the time was the
>> overview to see data size and number of documents:****
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>> This little table was the best because I could immediately see who is
>> using what, how many documents are there (many times to make sure the count
>> is going up at a rate that it should be); and of course I could run
>> map-reduces in there as well, but I understand that works a bit differently
>> in Riak.****
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>> Some other nice-to-haves would be:****
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>> **·         **Paged-Object browser****
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>> **o    **You can jump to a single value if you know the key****
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>> **o    **Links can be clicked through to view the different linked values
>> ****
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>> **·         **Create/Delete/Modify buckets and bucket attributes****
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>> **·         **Graphs for stats****
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>> **o    **I'm not sure if history for the /stats call is saved somewhere
>> so I'm not sure if this is possible without a little overhead****
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>> **o    **Right now I use the munin plugins, but I'm not sure if I get
>> the full benefit of all the stats in there ****
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>> **·         **More intelligent log viewer****
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>> **o    **Erlang logs are pretty nasty if you aren't into the language,
>> it would be nice to have a more "parsed" view into what an error actually *
>> *means******
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>> **·         **Love the memory usage, and ring partition usage but some
>> disk stats would be nice****
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>> **o    **On the node list it would be nice to see disk space usage
>> and/or iops as well****
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>> I wouldn't mind contributing to the project, I just don't see a file on
>> "contributing", or the roadmap for Riak Control, or a backlog, or anything
>> like that so if I wasn't sure where to spend time if I was to.****
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>> -Chad****
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Christopher Meiklejohn [mailto:cmeiklejohn at basho.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 2:07 PM
>> To: Chad Engler
>> Cc: riak-users at lists.basho.com
>> Subject: Re: Riak Data-UI****
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>> Hi Chad, ****
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>> We decided to focus our development on Riak Control moving forward on
>> administration features, specifically understanding how your cluster is
>> performing, managing node addition and removal and visualizing distribution
>> of data throughout the ring.****
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>> However, I'd be very interested in hearing which features of Futon you
>> find most useful and what you're looking for in a UI for Riak.****
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>> Thanks!****
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>> - Chris ****
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>> -- ****
>>
>> Christopher Meiklejohn****
>>
>> Software Engineer****
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>> Basho Technologies, Inc.****
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>> On Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 2:02 PM, Chad Engler wrote:****
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>> > Hey guys,****
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>> > ****
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>> > I've found that with CouchDB an interface like Futon is extremely
>> helpful. I understand that Riak Control was going to have object-browsing
>> features, but they have been pushed-back and/or abandoned. Is there a data
>> browser out there that is easy to use and provides features similar to
>> Futon? I've looked at Rekon, and it just isn't very useful IMO.****
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>> > ****
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>> > Any pointers would be appreciated.****
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>> > ****
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>> > Thanks,****
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>> > ****
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>> > Chad Engler****
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