Riak Recap for December 18 - January 7

John Daily jdaily at basho.com
Tue Jan 7 16:33:59 EST 2014


Welcome to the first 2014 Riak Recap.

Since last we spoke, Riak 1.4.6 was unveiled, along with an updated Chef cookbook:
- http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2013-December/014327.html
- http://community.opscode.com/cookbooks/riak

We've also hosted another Riak Community hangout. Make sure to check out all of our hangouts, and we'll have another live chat this Friday.
- http://www.youtube.com/user/BashoTechnologies


The Basho blog took a look back at 2013:
- http://basho.com/basho-in-2013/
- http://basho.com/2013-basho-resources/

2013 was an exciting year for Basho, and we look forward to bigger and better things in 2014. Thanks for being along for the ride!

John
twitter.com/macintux
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Riak Recap for December 18 - January 7
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Basho unveiled our first infographic late last year
- http://basho.com/infographic-down-with-downtime/

Jeremy Hill from Basho's UK office wrote a piece on government IT's changing views of the cloud
- http://www.theinformationdaily.com/2013/12/31/a-cloud-future-the-public-sectors-new-mentality-to-data

John Daily's post on Riak development anti-patterns was published today
- http://basho.com/riak-development-anti-patterns/

Imran Hossain Shaon tackled using Riak CS as a storage backend for Eucalyptus 4.0
- http://mdshaonimran.wordpress.com/2014/01/01/eucalyptus-object-storage-gateway-with-riak-cs/

Srivatsa Katta created a command-line tool to interface with Riak
- http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2013-December/014339.html
- https://github.com/katta/riakcli

Pedro Larroy is improving C++ and Python 3 client support
- http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2013-December/014298.html
- https://github.com/larroy/riak_python3

Basho engineer and author Eric Redmond guest-starred in a Puppet Labs Podcast
- http://puppetlabs.com/podcasts/eric-redmond-design-patterns-distributed-systems

Noah Isaacson released a new version of riak-streaming-node
- https://npmjs.org/package/riaks

Bryce Verdier took a close look at Riak and Haskell and blogged about it
- http://scrollingtext.org/connecting-riak-node-using-haskell-and-viewing-riak-buckets

Basho's Drew Kerrigan created a client-side counter type in Ruby with idempotent writes
- http://rubygems.org/gems/riak-ruby-ledger

Brian Roach unveiled a preview of Basho's completely rewritten Java client for 2.0
- http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2014-January/014374.html


Finally, a few local events with a Basho presence:

Joe Blomstedt will be talking about Riak 2.0 in Seattle, on January 14th
- http://www.meetup.com/Seattle-Riak/events/157134312/

Hector Castro will be talking about using Riak as a backend for Datomic in Philadelphia, on January 15th
- http://www.meetup.com/Clojadelphia/events/155920852/

Jordan West will be talking about Riak 2.0 in Portland, on January 22nd
- http://www.meetup.com/Portland-Riak/events/157134982/


Q & A
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- http://www.quora.com/Riak/What-are-some-good-uses-for-Riak-MapReduce
- http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20674830/delete-bunch-records-by-2i-at-once-in-riak
- http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20928138/riak-make-devrel-error-generate-failed-while-processing
- http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20936642/riak-node-is-not-running





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