Link Walking and Security

Brian Roach roach at
Tue Jan 20 12:45:37 EST 2015

Cosmin -

Link walking is deprecated as of Riak 2.0 and will be removed in a
future version.

As to whether something similar will replace it, as of now I do not
believe we have anything on the roadmap, no.

- Roach

On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 10:24 AM, Cosmin Marginean <cosminaru at> wrote:
> (Apologies if this is a recurring topic, but I haven’t read a clear
> statement yet in relation to this)
> Using Riak, I sometimes feel that link walking might be a corner stone for
> certain data modelling techniques. The Riak documentation though states
> clearly that this is not feasible while also enabling security (another
> cornerstone for certain business cases):
> I was wondering if there’s any plans to retire link walking and replaces it
> with something else (that *is* compatible with the security design) or if
> there are alternatives that could help fill this gap.
> Thanks in advance
> Cos
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