Riak Recap - April 17, 2015

Matthew Brender mbrender at basho.com
Fri Apr 17 15:03:50 EDT 2015

Welcome back to The Recap. Here is a summary of what's come over our
user list of late.

## Code drops
There have been a number of big updates of late!

* Riak 2.1 is available for download [1]
* 2.x compliant .NET client [2]
* 2.x compliant Node.js client [3]
* 2.x compliant PHP client [4]

## Recently answered
Here are some interesting topics that came up in the last few weeks.

* A sneaky problem with PackageCloud was resolved thanks to Greg [5]
* Shawn helps out a newer community member by clarifying that Solr is
not a pre-requisite for Riak k/v
* Zeeshan answered a question about Solr tagging [7] and then wrote up
an example using protocol buffers [8]
* Zeeshan confirms we use distributed Solr in Riak Search and are
impacted by this known limitation around distributed joins [9]
* Luke explains how Riak Objects are returned in the Node.js client [10]
* Ciprian outlines inter-node port requirements for clustering [11]
* A known error was confirmed, showing connections drop while using
protocol buffers across a load balancer [12]
* Bryan reminds us of what behavior you see when drives get 100% full [13]
* Hanning solved his own problem AND posted it to Stackoverflow [14]
* Shawn discovered he had an issue with nodename suffix and resolved
it over IRC [15]

## Still open

* Shankar would like some help on sizing his Riak CS cluster [16]
* Question on pre- and post-commit hooks [17]

## For the weekend

You can run through Taste of Riak in Node.js now! It's well worth a
few minutes. [18]

[1] http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/downloads/
[2] https://github.com/basho/riak-dotnet-client
[3] https://github.com/basho/riak-nodejs-client
[4] https://github.com/basho/riak-php-client#riak-client-for-php
[5] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017004.html
[6] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017031.html
[7] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017038.html
[8] https://github.com/basho/yokozuna/pull/479/files#diff-f9f0e102b2a5208f41b2f304ada0ee5cR306
[9] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017038.html
[10] http://basho.github.io/riak-nodejs-client/classes/RiakObject.html
[11] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017052.html
[12] https://github.com/basho/riak_api/issues/88
[13] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017061.html
[14] http://stackoverflow.com/questions/29647674/determine-location-of-riakobject-during-conflict-resolution/29648677#29648677
[15] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017068.html
[16] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017020.html
[17] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017033.html
[18] http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/dev/taste-of-riak/nodejs/

Thanks for reading!

Developer Advocate
Basho Technologies

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