Riak Recap for January 8 - 14

Mark Phillips mark at basho.com
Tue Jan 15 19:28:22 EST 2013


Evening, Morning, Afternoon to All -

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

Enjoy. Also, if anyone is in Denver and wants to grab a drink and talk
Riak, ping me. I'll be here through Thursday.

Mark
twitter.com/pharkmillups

Riak Recap for January 8 - 14
======================

1) We started a new series of blog posts comparing Riak to different
aspects of relational databases.

* High Availability --->
http://basho.com/blog/technical/2013/01/10/Relational-to-Riak-Availability/
* Operational Cost of Scaling --->
http://basho.com/blog/technical/2013/01/14/Relational-to-Riak-Scaling/
* There's a webcast all about this happening on January 24th that you
should join ---> http://info.basho.com/RelationalToRiakJan24.html
* We also posted details on the enStratus talk from RICON2012 about
switching for MySQL to Riak --->
http://basho.com/blog/technical/2013/01/15/Riak-Powers-enStratus/

2) Riak images are now available on the VM Depot that MSFT Open Tech
launched a few days back.

* Blog post --->
http://basho.com/blog/technical/2013/01/09/Riak-on-VM-Depot-from-MS-Open-Tech/
* Direct Link --->
http://vmdepot.msopentech.com/List/Index?sort=Date&search=riak

3) We added a new case study to basho.com. This one is about how
Synacor uses Riak for their TV Everywhere platform.

* Blog post and link here --->
http://basho.com/blog/technical/2013/01/09/Synacor-Riak-Case-Study/

4) A few Basho hackers have started tinkering with a *very*
experimental R Client for Riak.

* Check it out here ---> https://github.com/basho/riak-r-client

5) Erlang Factory SF is fast approaching. A few members of the Basho
team are lined up for talks.

* The Joe Devivo™ will be going deep on our approach to testing
distributed systems. --->
https://www.erlang-factory.com/conference/SFBay2013/speakers/JosephDeVivo
* The Professor™ Andrew Thompson is talking about Lager --->
https://www.erlang-factory.com/conference/SFBay2013/speakers/AndrewThompson

6) Basho EMEA Hacker Chris Molozian is giving a Riak Training at
Erlang Factory Lite in Munich on February 19th.

* Details here --->
http://www.erlang-factory.com/conference/Munich2013/university/RiakTraining

7) A lot of meetups to announce:
	
* There's a Riak DC meetup tomorrow night --->
http://www.meetup.com/Riak-DC/events/94513602/
* Riak Manchester is happening January 23rd --->
http://www.meetup.com/riak-manchester/events/99543462/
* Riak Stockholm is happening February 4th --->
http://www.meetup.com/Stockholm-Riak-and-NoSQL-Meetup-Group/events/99691392/
* Riak San Francisco is happening February 13th --->
http://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Riak-Meetup/events/99631952/
* The first Silicon Valley Riak Meetup is also February 13th --->
http://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Valley-Riak/events/99739632/

8) Basho is sponsoring PyCon. Tom Santero (tom at basho.com) will be in
attendance. Ping him if you'll be there and want to chat Riak.

* Our logo is somewhere on this page ---> https://us.pycon.org/2013/sponsors/

9) Basho Hacker James Martin did some work to make Riak easier to use
with AWS CloudFormation.

* Details here --->
http://basho.com/blog/technical/2013/01/14/riak-and-cloudformation/

10) Some Q & A

* ---> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14282226/riak-nodes-reachable-but-transfer-failed-with-ehost-unreach
* ---> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14140363/why-some-people-say-riak-is-eventual-consistent
* ---> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14258230/best-software-for-large-databases
* ---> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14295818/storing-or-fetching-multiple-values-at-once-from-riak-with-python-and-flask
* ---> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14295818/storing-or-fetching-multiple-values-at-once-from-riak-with-python-and-flask




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