Start up problem talking to Riak

Luke Bakken lbakken at
Fri Feb 17 13:35:54 EST 2017

Another option would be to use Riak via Docker:

Or, use VMs, but that's pretty heavy.

If you have issues building Riak, that's what this mailing list is
for. Good luck!


On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:20 AM, AWS <aws at> wrote:
> Total Linux newby - scared of that one. I will try though :-)
> I am building this to help with my university project course so not going
> live at all.
> Thanks
> David
> --------- Original Message ---------
> From: "Luke Bakken" <lbakken at>
> To: "AWS" <aws at>
> Cc: "riak-users" <riak-users at>
> Subject: Re: Start up problem talking to Riak
> Date: 02/17/2017 17:49:18 (Fri)
> On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 9:30 AM, AWS  wrote:
>> When I had three AWS servers it was easy to get them working together as
>> they each had a separate install. I would like to install three copies of
>> Riak KV on the same machine. How would I do that given that the install
>> package always installs to "Riak"?
> The packages are not meant to be used this way. If you need to run
> multiple nodes on the same server (only for development purposes,
> right??) then building Riak from source is the best way to do so:
> You will want to use a command like this:
> make DEVNODES=3 stagedevrel
> --
> Luke Bakken
> Engineer
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