Riak KV vs Riak TS

Alex De la rosa alex.rosa.box at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 11:37:31 EDT 2016

Hi there,

Can somebody give some answers to this? I really want to know if Riak TS is
something for me to use or i'm better with Riak KV.


On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 3:42 PM, Alex De la rosa <alex.rosa.box at gmail.com>

> Hi there,
> I had been building a project for a while (i got stuck with work and kinda
> got delayed for a year until now that i could resume it) and I was planning
> to use the following setup (the project is a social network... so imagine
> something like Facebook)
> - Riak CS: Video storage and streaming
> - Riak KV: Everything else... Users, Profiles, Photos, Statuses, Likes,
> Counters, etc...
> For what I've seen now, Riak CS is gone; I guess it was replaced by Riak
> S2... and now there is the new Riak TS. Now I wonder if Riak TS could be
> good for my project and what use case I could really give it (maybe user's
> status updates?)
> However, in this situation I could think of:
> - Riak S2: Video storage and streaming (photo storage too)
> - Riak TS: Statuses, Updates, News, etc...
> - Riak KV: Users, Profiles, Settings
> Is this something to think of going forward? Also... would I require a
> cluster of at least 5 servers for each Riak variant?? That would require a
> minimum of 15 servers just to start!... a bit too much.
> Can somebody enlighten me a little on this new Riak TS? Also, is not yet
> available to download/test?
> Thanks,
> Alex
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