Is Riak dead?

Outback Dingo outbackdingo at gmail.com
Thu Jul 13 13:40:57 EDT 2017


as I am also ready to pitch in

On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 1:38 PM, DeadZen <deadzen at deadzen.com> wrote:
> I am willing to start this asap
>
> On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 12:59 PM Russell Brown <russell.brown at icloud.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Agree.
>>
>> But at the moment they’re also not dead. Somewhat of a zombie, rumoured to
>> be litigious. Circumspection is required.
>>
>> It’ll happen. Don’t worry.
>>
>> On 13 Jul 2017, at 17:51, Outback Dingo <outbackdingo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > well, if thats the case someone best be starting a new site and
>> > mailing list soon in case this one dissappears
>> >
>> > On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 12:40 PM, Russell Brown
>> > <russell.brown at icloud.com> wrote:
>> >> Hi Senthilkumar,
>> >> No Riak is not dead. It’s parent company, Basho is dead. And they kept
>> >> the keys. There are numerous forks that are being worked on. Hopefully
>> >> something that is a canonical, community backed fork will emerge. Past
>> >> mailing list posts show strong support from large commercial and govt.
>> >> organisations. Riak is open source and will continue to be critical
>> >> infrastructure for numerous organisation in its niche for some time.
>> >>
>> >> There are also a few support organisations springing up, as well as the
>> >> existing partners (Erlang Solutions, Trifork etc.) If you’re asking me, this
>> >> could be a very good thing for Riak in the medium to long term. It and it’s
>> >> users and community were served very badly by Basho these last couple of
>> >> years. It’s a little trodden under, but no way dead. Give it a little time
>> >> to bounce back.
>> >>
>> >> Cheers
>> >>
>> >> Russell
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On 11 Jul 2017, at 08:15, Senthilkumar Peelikkampatti
>> >> <sendtopms at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> Is Riak dead? No new activities on Riak GitHub repo.
>> >>>
>> >>> https://github.com/basho/riak_kv/pulse/monthly
>> >>> https://github.com/basho/riak/pulse/monthly
>> >>>
>> >>> Thanks,
>> >>> Senthil
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