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

   - Riak 2.0.5 <http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/downloads/> is out (full
   release notes
      - This release includes the fix for RIAK-1482
      introduced in Riak 2.0.4 and made Map and Set datatypes
unreadable between
      - You can also export admin commands that use clique as CSV, which is
      handy (RIAK-1431
   - Riak CS 1.5.4
   also released recently and has release notes
   worth a read


   - 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


   - 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
   - Shawn helps us recall that connections to Riak are dropped on exception
   gives a helping hand
   - And much more on this month's threads


   - Cosmin has an interesting edge case that loses an exception in the
   Java Client
   he'd like others to weigh in
   - Chris has an interesting set of errors
   - Shawn found that ACLs are not set correctly for riak-cs
   may need more investigation
   - Matt Brooks has a very thoughtful question he calls Using Riak for
   Data with many Entities and Relationships
   - Jason has a repair-2i failure erroring with index_scan_timeout


Meetups are back in season!

   - Seattle: Mar 3
   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

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

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

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