Regarding expired keys in riak-bitcask

Evan Vigil-McClanahan emcclanahan at basho.com
Tue May 13 13:25:10 EDT 2014


1. The keys are meant to be unique, so there is a very, very, very low
probability of their reuse.
2. No, sorry.

It's best to generate your own keys in any case, reading the code it
looks like the auto-generated keys are only available via HTTP.

On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 9:53 AM, Venkatachalam Subramanian
<venkatsubbu44 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello All,
>
> I'm new to Riak/Bitcask. The documentation and FAQs were very useful.
>
> I had a question about the keys that expired in riak/bitcask using
> 'expiry_secs'.
> Assuming I use the auto generated keys,
>
> 1. When a key expires, will the same key be reused at a later stage?
> 2. Can I change the length of the auto-generated key (say to 4 bytes) ?
>
> I really appreciate the help.
> Thank You.
> --
> Regards,
> Venkat Subramanian
>
>
>
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