Counters and secondary index

Russell Brown russell.brown at me.com
Wed Nov 4 09:48:03 EST 2015


On 27 Oct 2015, at 13:02, Łukasz Biedrycki <lukasz.biedrycki at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey,
> 
> I need a secondary index with my counter, but I found an information that ​"​Counters have no support for Secondary Indexes (2i), Links or Custom HTTP Metadata​" (http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/dev/references/http/counters/).
> 
> ​What if I treat a counter as an object, and use riakc_pb_socket:get/3 and riakc_pb_socket:put/2 to set a secondary index? Example: https://gist.github.com/loucash/8ffe463833052ca779b1
> 
> What are the implications of a hack like that?
> Will i get away with that?

I’ll have to check. I have thought about this myself in the past.

> 
> Kind Regards,
> Lukasz Biedrycki
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