Counters and secondary index

Dmitri Zagidulin dzagidulin at
Wed Nov 4 09:53:55 EST 2015

Would Search be an option for you, instead?

You can use search to "tag" custom headers on a counter, like you would a
secondary index, I think.

On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, Łukasz Biedrycki <lukasz.biedrycki at>

> 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
> ​" (
> ​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:
> What are the implications of a hack like that?
> Will i get away with that?
> Kind Regards,
> Lukasz Biedrycki
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