Riak Recap March 4, 2016

Dorothy Pults dpults at basho.com
Fri Mar 4 19:01:41 EST 2016


Here is a summary of what's come over our user list since the last recap.

## Announcements

*We had a couple of Product alerts this week. Please be sure to read these.

* Basho Product Alert: Socket reuse issue with Riak Golang client 1.5.1 [1]

* Basho Product Alert: Potential data loss on restart with LevelDB tiered
storage [2]


## Latest Releases

* Riak Python Client 2.4.2 — This is a maintenance release. Release notes
[3]  Source code [4]


## Recently Answered

* Vitaly gave some options on how to add custom serialization in the Riak
Java Client [5]

* Alex and Magnus answered a Riak KV question on how to increase the number
of partitions above 1024 [6] [7]

* Dmitri and Vanessa continued a discussion about using the Riak Java
client in production [8] Vanessa then posted a blog titled, “Simple
Key-Value Java Client for Riak”  [9]

* Luke explained that to list the keys in a cluster, you have to first list
the buckets before listing the keys for each bucket. [10]

* Cos explained that fetching only one Register (or a specific entry) from
a map is not possible [11] but Vitaly recommends a good workaround [12]

* Gustav ran into an issue with retrieving a bucket list in Riak CS. He was
able to resolve this using the Erlang interface instead of the HTTP
interface [13]

* Fred and Magnus helped troubleshoot an issue where Yokozuna (Solr)
returned inconsistent search results. Question & troubleshooting [14]
 Answer [15]

* Alex and Jason helped troubleshoot how to retrieve records in Riak KV
that have thrown errors in Solr [16] [17]

* Russell explained how to get all keys from a bucket [18]

* Dave, Mark, Chris, Sargun, and Alexander helped troubleshoot an issue
with continuous HTTP POSTs to Riak KV.  Initial question and thread [19]
 Sargun’s suggestion and Qiang’s response [20]  Answer [21]


## Open Discussions

* Kinson is looking for guidance on implementing Basho Bench [22]

* There is an open question regarding whether it’s possible to rebalance
Riak KV without adding/removing nodes or making any hardware changes [23]

* Luke thinks that Gerhard’s proposed architecture will ensure replicas are
distributed to every node, but invites someone with more knowledge of the
hashing method to chime in [24]

* Robert is looking for guidance on choosing EC2 instance types for use
with Riak/LevelDB [25]

* Vitaly is helping troubleshoot timeouts in a deployment of Riak KV
running on a cluster with 512 partitions [26]

* Vitaly gave some options on how to add custom serialization when using
the Riak Java Client [27]

* There’s an open question about debugging a post commit hook for a bucket
type in Riak 2.1.3 [28]

* Christopher explained that when configuring multiple Riak clients in a
cluster, you need to have each client use a different name. Chathuri has
some follow-up questions about the configuration [29]

* There’s an open question about a recursion issue when using $bucket index
for listing keys [30]

* Vitaly and Chris are helping troubleshoot testing in a single node
implementation of Riak KV [31]


## Jobs at Basho

* We are looking for a few talented engineers to join the Basho Team.

* Developer Advocate (London) [32]

* Client Services Engineer (USA) [33]

* Consulting Engineer (USA) [34]

## Weekend Reads

* Damien and Ivan have posted the third blog in a series on how Booking.com
is using Riak to power their Events Storage Database. Part 3 [35]  Part 2
[36]  Part 1 [37]


Have a great weekend,
Dorothy Pults

@deepults

[1]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-March/018162.html

[2]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-March/018163.html

[3] https://github.com/basho/riak-python-client/blob/master/RELNOTES.md

[4] https://github.com/basho/riak-python-client/releases/tag/2.4.2

[5]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018108.html

[6]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018116.html

[7]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018126.html

[8]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018127.html

[9]
http://www.fridgebuzz.com/2016/02/23/simple-key-value-java-client-for-riak/

[10]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018129.html

[11]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018132.html

[12]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018135.html

[13]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018141.html

[14]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018149.html

[15]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018160.html

[16]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018145.html

[17]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018151.html

[18]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018158.html

[19]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-March/018169.html

[20]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-March/018172.html

[21]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-March/018170.html

[22]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-January/018039.html

[23]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018074.html

[24]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018086.html

[25]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018079.html

[26]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018105.html

[27]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018108.html

[28]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018110.html

[29]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018124.html

[30]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-March/018175.html

[31]
http://lists.basho.com/pipermail/riak-users_lists.basho.com/2016-February/018139.html

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

[33]
http://bashojobs.theresumator.com/apply/0CTNKU/Client-Services-Engineer-Remote

[34]
http://bashojobs.theresumator.com/apply/lKF2vz/Consulting-Engineer-Remote

[35] http://blog.booking.com/using-riak-as-events-storage-part3.html

[36] http://blog.booking.com/using-riak-as-events-storage-part2.html
[37] http://blog.booking.com/using-riak-as-events-storage-part1.html

-- 
*Dorothy Pults - **Sr. Director of Product Marketing*
425 435 8198
Bellevue, WA
www.basho.com
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