Delete bucket type

Nguyen, Kyle kyle.nguyen at philips.com
Wed Sep 28 12:59:36 EDT 2016


Thank you for your quick reply, Magnus! We’re considering using bucket type to support multi-tenancy in our system. Hence, all objects stored within the namespace of the bucket type and bucket type need to be removed once the client has decided to opt-out.

Thanks

-Kyle-

From: Magnus Kessler [mailto:mkessler at basho.com]
Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2:13 AM
To: Nguyen, Kyle
Cc: Riak Users
Subject: Re: Delete bucket type

On 27 September 2016 at 20:50, Nguyen, Kyle <kyle.nguyen at philips.com<mailto:kyle.nguyen at philips.com>> wrote:
Hi all,

Is deleting bucket type possible in version 2.1.4? If not, is there any workaround or available script/code that we can do this in a production environment without too much performance impact?

Thanks

-Kyle-


Hi Kyle,

There is currently no option to delete bucket types once they have been created. Are you trying to delete a bucket type and any objects stored within the namespace of the bucket type, or just remove a previously configured bucket type?

In Riak, bucket types have very little operational overhead. They get stored in the cluster meta data and take up a small amount of disk space there. Bucket types are not gossiped around the ring on a regular basis, though, and therefore have not got the negative impact a large number of custom buckets would have. With Riak-2.x we generally recommend storing any configuration in bucket types, rather than creating custom buckets, even if there is only one bucket using that specific configuration.


Kind Regards,

Magnus




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