Riak Recap - Feb 27, 2015

Matthew Brender mbrender at basho.com
Fri Feb 27 12:26:07 EST 2015


Hi Riakators,

Here's your regular Recap of what's been happening in the last two three
weeks.
<https://gist.github.com/mjbrender/a44f743bc9e5ee668b05#fresh-release>Fresh
release

   - Riak 2.0.5 <http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/downloads/> is out (full
   release notes
   <http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/community/release-notes/>)
      - This release includes the fix for RIAK-1482
      <https://github.com/basho/riak/blob/2.0/RELEASE-NOTES.md#riak-1482---maps-and-sets-incompatibility-in-204>,
      introduced in Riak 2.0.4 and made Map and Set datatypes
unreadable between
      upgrades
      - You can also export admin commands that use clique as CSV, which is
      handy (RIAK-1431
      <https://github.com/basho/riak/blob/2.0/RELEASE-NOTES.md#changes>)
   - Riak CS 1.5.4
   <http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-February/016769.html>
was
   also released recently and has release notes
   <http://docs.basho.com/riakcs/latest/cookbooks/Riak-CS-Release-Notes/#Riak-CS-1-5-4>
well
   worth a read

<https://gist.github.com/mjbrender/a44f743bc9e5ee668b05#other-code>Other
code

   - The Elixir client <https://github.com/drewkerrigan/riak-elixir-client> now
   includes connection pooling! Thanks Drew Kerrigan!
   - While still in POC, Jon Glick has a native OS X App for Riak
   <https://github.com/glickbot/riak-app> in the works
   - We're glad to see a project called nkbase
   <https://github.com/Nekso/nkbase> is leveraging riak_core

<https://gist.github.com/mjbrender/a44f743bc9e5ee668b05#recently-answered>Recently
answered

   - Ryan helps remind us to use the Riak Erlang/OTP
   <http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/ops/building/installing/erlang/> when
   building Riak from source
   - Michael Martin resolve his own Erlang client issue from earlier this
   month and I captured it on Stackoverflow here
   <http://stackoverflow.com/questions/28766962/trouble-with-put-get-in-riak-testing>
   - Shawn helps us recall that connections to Riak are dropped on exception
   <http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-February/016701.html>
and
   gives a helping hand
   - And much more on this month's threads
   <http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-February/thread.html>

<https://gist.github.com/mjbrender/a44f743bc9e5ee668b05#still-open>Still
open

   - Cosmin has an interesting edge case that loses an exception in the
   Java Client
   <http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-February/016673.html>
and
   he'd like others to weigh in
   - Chris has an interesting set of errors
   <http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-February/016780.html>
that's
   unanswered
   - Shawn found that ACLs are not set correctly for riak-cs
   <http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-February/016826.html>
which
   may need more investigation
   - Matt Brooks has a very thoughtful question he calls Using Riak for
   Data with many Entities and Relationships
   <http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-February/016848.html>
   - Jason has a repair-2i failure erroring with index_scan_timeout
   <http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-February/016847.html>

<https://gist.github.com/mjbrender/a44f743bc9e5ee668b05#event-news>Event
news

Meetups are back in season!

   - Seattle: Mar 3
   <http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-new-stack-warmup-seattle-tickets-15244098509>
New
   Stack Meetup has great speakers set up
   - Denver: Mar 4 <http://www.meetup.com/Distributed-Computing-Denver/> at
   Distributed Computing Denver, our own Sargun Dhillon is speaking
   - Boston:Mar 5 <http://www.meetup.com/Boston-Riak/events/220587976/> we're
   talking Intro to Coding with Riak
   - NYC: Mar 19
<http://www.meetup.com/NYC-Riak-Meetup/events/220588523/> we're
   also talking Intro to Coding with Riak (and it's the same week as GigaOM
   <https://mail-attachment.googleusercontent.com/attachment/u/0/?ui=2&ik=adde8d1f38&view=att&th=14bc7a6f8b866a65&attid=0.1&disp=inline&realattid=ba4202a1de425ab9_0.1&safe=1&zw&saduie=AG9B_P8ECfdxrpdST5V-yo8E92yW&sadet=1424999879166&sads=Axo-6SfAIRKtoVE0j82V3_Gcfag>
   )

<https://gist.github.com/mjbrender/a44f743bc9e5ee668b05#for-the-weekend>For
the weekend

   - Christopher Meiklejohn <https://speakerdeck.com/cmeiklejohn> had a
   great talk at the Paris Riak Meetup on Consistency in Riak
   <https://speakerdeck.com/cmeiklejohn/consistency-and-riak> that is well
   worth your time
   - As always, there are a ton of documentation updates
   <https://github.com/basho/basho_docs/commits/master> that are worth a
   review

<https://gist.github.com/mjbrender/a44f743bc9e5ee668b05#your-turn>Your turn

   - What did I miss? What are you up to? Sharing is caring and you can
   always share here

Thanks for reading,

Matt
*Matt Brender | Developer Advocacy Lead*
Basho Technologies
t: @mjbrender <https://twitter.com/mjbrender>

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