Riak Recap - May 1, 2015

Matthew Brender mbrender at basho.com
Fri May 1 13:01:14 EDT 2015

Here's your regular edition of The Recap.

## Code releases
* a new PHP client was released since we last Recapped [1]

## Recently answered
* John Daily helped a new Riak CS user customize his advanced.config
file, which is now in documentation [2]
* Luke Bakken confirmed you can chain indexes together using the
Node.js client [3]
* Multiple people help Gustavo determine it's best to write
middleware, not expose Riak to the public [4]
* Kota confirms that 48/64GB RAM with 20TB of storage is typical for
Shankar's use case of Riak CS [5]
* Andrew Stone helps discuss an ensembles failure scenario [6]
* Steve Garon teaches us all to make Solr searches faster by
commenting out <filterCache .../> [7]
* Alexander gives a clear explanation of why Riak uniformly uses disk
space across a cluster [8]

## Still unanswered
* Riak Search results are still trouble for this user [9]
* Trenton has a concern with DNS caching in the Java client and would
like to discuss it [10]
* Rustem sees different results from the same map/reduce query over cURL [11]
* Amit needs some help getting Riak CS running [12]
* A local java environment is throwing exceptions for Henning [13]

## Community events coming up
* NYC Riak is meeting on 5/14 to discuss Bit.ly's real-time bidding
infrastructure [14]

## Recent presentations
* Our friends at Uber presented on an open source project called
Ringpop: Presentation [15] & video [16]
* I gave two high-level presentations at Big Data TechCon this week [17][18]

Thanks for reading,

[1] http://basho.github.io/riak-php-client/
[2] http://docs.basho.com/riakcs/latest/cookbooks/configuration/Configuring-Riak/#Setting-up-the-Proper-Riak-Backend
[3] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017087.html
[4] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017093.html
[5] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017094.html
[6] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017106.html
[7] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017113.html
[8] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017123.html
[9] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017108.html
[10] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017110.html
[11] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017118.html
[12] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017125.html
[13] http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2015-April/017137.html
[14] http://www.meetup.com/NYC-Riak-Meetup/events/220588748/
[15] https://speakerdeck.com/basho/ringpop-by-uber
[16] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQyqJWQHp3g
[17] http://www.slideshare.net/BashoTechnologies/relational-databases-to-riak
[18] http://www.slideshare.net/BashoTechnologies/taming-big-data-with-nosql

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