Riak Recap, July 1st, 2016

Alexander Sicular siculars at basho.com
Fri Jul 1 20:16:42 EDT 2016


For your review this (U.S.) holiday weekend we have some product
announcements, a bit of JDBC, and a pinch of Docker along with the
indomitable mailing list review.

As always, we want to hear from you. Let me know if you’re working on or
speaking about something Riak related and would like a shoutout. I’ll get
your talk, project or blog post in the next Riak Recap.

## Announcements


   Riak KV 2.0.7 [0]. This is an LTS feature release, including new updates
   to batching and Solr, Cuttlefish configurations, an OTP upgrade, and fixes
   for two product advisories [1][2].

   Riak TS Product Alert: Default Configuration For Handoff May Cause Data
   Loss in TS [3][4]. Please click through for mitigation strategy. Riak TS
   1.3.1 will be released shortly.

## Community Code and Walkthroughs


   Craig Vitter continues to make progress on his JDBC client for Riak TS.
   Take it out for a spin, contributions welcome [5].

   Jon Brisbin has been hacking together a Riak TS [6] and Riak KV [7]
   standalone or clustered deployment on Docker. Available in the Docker
   public repo, feedback welcome.

## Jobs at Basho

Interested in working on distributed computing related problems or helping
our community with theirs? We’re hiring, here are a few of our open
positions. Check out the rest [8].


   Client Services Engineer (USA) [9].

   Developer Advocate (London and US) [10].

   Solution Architect [11].

Yes, you can work from home!

## Recently Answered


   Luke Bakken helps Attila Nagy get the memory backend up and running in a
   multi backend configuration [12][13].

   Michael Gnatz has is interested in dumping data from Riak TS, Stephen
   Etheridge lets us know that data expiration via TTL will be coming in the
   next release [14].

## Open Discussions


   Marcin Skoczylas is looking for some insight on the growth of processing
   queues within Riak [15].

   Michael Gnatz may have found a bug in Riak TS, Gordon Guthrie asks
   Michael to file a bug report [16].

   Guido Medina is looking for word on an updated Java client library that
   supports Netty-4.1.x [17].

   Norman Khine is interested in running Riak on Amazon’s recently released
   Elastic File System (EFS) [18]. As it's brand new and no one has used it in
   production yet, I’d venture to say time will tell... along with vigorous

   Humberto Rodriguez is having some trouble getting Riak TS running on OSX
   due to naming related issue. Magnus Kessler tries to help him out [19].

   Russell and Luke continue to work with Vladyslav on sibling explosion in
   Riak CS [20].

   Johnny is looking for some help on his bitcask merge issue [21].

   Vladyslav is looking for clarification on the meaning of “riak-admin
   node down” [22], particularly in the face of node failure during a cluster
   resizing operation.

   Kyle is looking for information on Riak TS drop table functionality and
   HTTP auth support [23].

   Guillaume kicks off a conversation on custom Solr configs [24] and Luke
   points to an open issue on github reviewing some considerations [25].

   Anil is looking for ways to copy Solr indexes from one machine to
   another [26].

Have a phenomenal holiday weekend (for those in the States!),

-Alexander Sicular

Solution Architect, Basho


[0] http://docs.basho.com/riak/kv/2.0.7/release-notes

[1] http://docs.basho.com/community/productadvisories/leveldbsegfault/


[3] https://docs.basho.com/community/productadvisories/130-dataloss/


[5] https://github.com/cvitter/Riak-TS-JDBC-Driver

[6] https://hub.docker.com/r/basho/riak-ts/

[7] https://hub.docker.com/r/basho/riak-kv/

[8] http://bashojobs.theresumator.com


[10] http://bashojobs.theresumator.com/apply/nVY7Ea/Developer-Advocate-EMEA

[11] http://bashojobs.theresumator.com/apply/EPglZt/Solution-Architect















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