Riak Recap for September 26 - October 25

John Daily jdaily at basho.com
Fri Oct 25 16:41:11 EDT 2013


Every RICON talk is indeed broadcast live. I don't recall how we make that information available, but watch the @Basho account on Twitter next Tuesday (and the "team" list under the @Basho account will likely be abuzz as well).

-John

On Oct 25, 2013, at 4:27 PM, Dave Martorana <dave at flyclops.com> wrote:

> When you say "it's time to gather around some great speakers (virtually or in person) and talk distributed systems" are you saying some of the speakers will be virtual, or is there a way for us to actually watch the talks virtually? That's something I'd pay for, even though I can't attend the conference in person.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Dave
> 
> 
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Alex Rice <alex at mindlube.com> wrote:
> It's exciting to learn the 2.0 tech preview is getting so close!
> Looking forward to kicking the tires (currently in development w/
> 1.4.2)
> Cheers
> 
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 9:46 AM, John Daily <jdaily at basho.com> wrote:
> > Today is the last day to complete the latest quarterly Riak community survey and get some swag: http://basho.com/quarterly-riak-community-survey/
> >
> > More importantly, RICON all the things! It's the end of October, which means it's time to gather around some great speakers (virtually or in person) and talk distributed systems. There are still a handful of tickets available if you can join us next week: http://ricon-west-2013.eventbrite.com
> >
> > Mark Phillips has captured all the Riak (particularly 2.0) goodness that we'll be talking about onstage: http://www.themarkphillips.com/2013/10/14/Riak-2-dot-0-and-riconwest.html
> >
> > John
> > twitter.com/macintux
> > ------------------------------------
> >
> > Riak Recap for September 26 - October 25
> > ====================
> >
> > Basho released Riak CS 1.4.2
> > - http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2013-October/013639.html
> >
> > The UK's National Health Service will be replacing an Oracle solution with Riak
> > - http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/10/10/nhs_drops_oracle_for_riak/
> > - http://basho.com/nhs-implements-riak-to-improve-performance-and-patient-care/
> > - http://basho.com/nhs-to-deploy-riak-for-new-it-backbone-with-quality-of-care-improvements-in-sight/
> >
> > Seagate released their Kinetic Open Storage platform with help from Basho and Riak
> > - http://basho.com/basho-releases-ekinetic-driver-and-integrated-riak-backend-with-seagate-partnership/
> >
> > Kivra talked in Dublin about switching to Riak for scale
> > - http://basho.com/kivra-built-their-secure-mailbox-service-on-riak/
> >
> > Rovio, Basho, Angry Birds, and Riak caught the attention of Computer Weekly and won the Best Technology Innovation award
> > - http://basho.com/basho-is-the-winner-of-the-computer-weekly-european-user-awards-for-storage/
> >
> > Basho CTO Justin Sheehy gave an interview to TechWeekEurope
> > - http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk/interview/it-life-basho-riak-130350
> >
> > Kresten Krab Thorup released a web hook for Riak that POSTs newly written objects to a remote HTTP server
> > - https://github.com/krestenkrab/riak_webhook
> >
> > Ryan Zezeski has announced Yokozuna 0.10.0
> > - http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2013-October/013566.html
> >
> > Hector Castro created a Cloud Foundry service broker for Riak
> > - https://github.com/hectcastro/cf-riak-service-broker
> >
> > Bryce Kerley clarified the future (or lack thereof) for Ripple
> > - http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2013-October/013589.html
> >
> > Alexey Kachayev has published a sample project leveraging Riak Pipe
> > - https://github.com/kachayev/riak-pipe-workshop
> >
> > Akash Manohar wrote a post on how to interact with Riak from Elixir
> > - http://akash.im/2013/09/30/using-riak-with-elixir.html
> >
> > Sebastien Goasguen of Citrix created a walkthrough for setting up a Riak CS cluster
> > - http://buildacloud.org/blog/290-a-look-at-riakcs-from-basho.html
> >
> > A few members of the Salt Stack released a video of them spinning up a 100 node Riak cluster with Salt SSH
> > - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWGDC1PdySQ
> > - http://docs.saltstack.com/index.html (for those of you who haven't seen Salt Stack yet)
> >
> > Basho now has a dedicated conference page on Lanyrd, if you're curious where you can find us next
> > - http://lanyrd.com/basho/
> >
> > While we're talking about 2.0 and CRDTs at RICON West, Joel Jacobson will be talking about them in London
> > - http://jaxlondon.com/sessions/conflict-free-replicated-data-types-eventually-consistent-systems
> >
> > Alex Rice published Azure benchmarks for Riak that started an interesting discussion of benchmarking and points of concern for various cloud hosting solutions
> > - http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2013-October/013475.html
> >
> > Drew Searcy posted a blog on troubleshooting Riak daemon startup problems
> > - http://drewsearcy.com/troubleshooting-riak-startup/
> >
> > John Daily captured some of the differences between Riak and Riak CS
> > - http://basho.com/riak-cs-vs-riak/
> >
> >
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