Riak Recap for January 2 - 7

Mark Phillips mark at basho.com
Tue Jan 8 20:41:09 EST 2013


Evening, Morning, Afternoon to All -

For today's Recap: new code, blogs, meetups, and more.

Enjoy, and thanks for being a part of Riak.

Mark
twitter.com/pharkmillups

Riak Recap for January 2 - 7
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1) Romulka released a json editor for Riak that runs as a Chrome extension.

* Code here ---> https://github.com/romulka/riak_json_editor

2) Theo Bot released some code to connect Riak to the Perl Catalyst framework.

* Latest here ---> https://metacpan.org/release/Catalyst-Model-Riak

3) We added some documentation about things you might do after you've
installed Riak.

* Read here --->
http://docs.basho.com/riak/1.2.1/tutorials/installation/Post-Installation/

4) It looks like Riak will be officially supported in the upcoming
Fedora 18 release.

* Details here ---> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/Riak

5) Eric Redmond whipped up a new Riak downloads page for docs.basho.com

* Take it for a spin here ---> http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/downloads/

6) You still have a few more days to register for the Riak Meetup in
NYC next week.

* Details here ---> http://www.meetup.com/NYC-Riak-Meetup/events/97496612/

7) The smart people over at enStratus are hiring hackers to work with
Riak, Chef, Puppet, and something called "Open Stack."

* Details here for anyone interested --- >
https://twitter.com/botchagalupe/status/288697580865605632

8) Slides from Shanley Kane's "From Relational To Riak" webinar are now online.

* Consume here ---> https://speakerdeck.com/basho/from-relational-to-riak

9) Rémi Alvade wrote a blog post about the work he and Shopping
Adventure are doing with Riak, PHP, and Symfony2.

* Read here --->
http://blog.shoppingadventure.fr/developers/2013/01/04/riakbundle-manipuler-riak-au-travers-dun-bundle-symfony-pret-a-lemploi/

10) Riak and CRDTs were part of the latest Mostly Latest podcast. (The
good stuff starts around 41:55.)

* Listen here --->
http://mostlylazy.com/2013/01/04/episode-9-with-kevin-lynagh-and-paul-degrandis-web-dev-ennui-crdts-and-core-logic/
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11) Christopher Biscardi wrote a quick blog post about why he's
looking into Riak, Elastic Search, and Riak Core.

* Read here --->
http://christopherbiscardi.tumblr.com/post/39747397606/riak-erlang

12) Tom "Bishop" Santero's "Adventures With Eventual Consistency"
slides from a recent talk he gave in Philadelphia are now online.

* Consume here ---> http://emergingtech.chariotsolutions.com/big-data-seminar/

13) Basho opened up our Riak CS Test Harness to the public.

* Details and sign up here --->
http://basho.com/blog/technical/2013/01/07/Try-Riak-Cloud-Storage/

14) Basho is sponsoring the inaugural Monitorama in Boston this March.

* Details here ---> monitorama.com/#sponsors

15) There's a Riak adapter in the works for the Node.js document
storage ODM courtesy of Jonas Grimfelt.

* Code here ---> https://npmjs.org/package/node-document-storage-riak

16) There's a "Intro to Riak" talk happening in Boulder on January 23rd.

* Register here --->
http://www.meetup.com/Boulder-Denver-Big-Data/events/95909782/




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