Riak and host names

Eric Redmond eredmond at basho.com
Fri Feb 8 18:22:40 EST 2013


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On Feb 8, 2013, at 10:38 AM, Mark Phillips <mark at basho.com> wrote:

> Hi Deepak,
> 
> On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 3:15 AM, Deepak Balasubramanyam
> <deepak.balu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> 
>> After trying a couple of configurations, I'd recommend using a VPC on EC2. I
>> decided to share my experience with a wider audience and wrote about it on a
>> blog post. The post details (among other things) why VPC can make your life
>> much easier. Thank you again for all your suggestions.
>> 
> 
> Nice. Thanks for taking the time to write the post.
> 
>> Is there a Riak wiki that I can contribute this information to ? It would be
>> easier for users to choose between deployment solutions if they know what
>> options are available.
>> 
> 
> Absolutely. All our docs are on GitHub [0] and we love (cherish)
> contributions. You'll probably want to add it to the Performance
> Tuning for AWS section [1], and at the very least we should have a
> link to the blog post.
> 
> Thanks again.
> 
> Mark
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> 
> [0] https://github.com/basho/basho_docs
> [1] http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/cookbooks/Performance-Tuning-AWS/
> 
> 
>> Thanks
>> -Deepak
>> 
>> 
>> On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 1:02 PM, Deepak Balasubramanyam
>> <deepak.balu at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Thanks for all the suggestions. I will take some time to review and try
>>> them out. I'll get back to this thread when I do.
>>> 
>>> -Deepak
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 3:04 PM, Richard Shaw <richard at basho.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hi Matt,
>>>> 
>>>> For stopping and starting rather than rebooting, you need to use
>>>> elastic IPs inside of Amazon's virtual private cloud[1] which allows
>>>> for persistent static private addresses.
>>>> 
>>>> [1]http://aws.amazon.com/vpc/
>>>> 
>>>> Regards
>>>> 
>>>> Richard
>>>> 
>>>> On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 6:09 AM, Matt Black <matt.black at jbadigital.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> A quick update on this subject.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Using an Elastic IP won't help with AWS since that only binds to the
>>>>> public
>>>>> interface - not the internal private one. The hostname command still
>>>>> returns
>>>>> the same internal IP address as before, which is what's seen by Riak.
>>>>> 
>>>>> In AWS an internal IP address will actually persist across reboots. It
>>>>> does
>>>>> not persist across shutdown and startup.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
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