Is Riak dead?

Alexander Sicular siculars at gmail.com
Thu Jul 13 15:56:21 EDT 2017


In case you haven't seen it...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/07/13/will_the_last_person_at_basho_get_the_lights_oh_too_late/

Cheers,
Alexander

On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 1:56 PM,  <lloyd at writersglen.com> wrote:
> Hmmm--- I wonder if anyone has given thought to a conference focused on the
> future of open-source Riak?
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> I'm sure there are many good ideas out there re: roadmap and governance.
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> It's just too great not to be worth deep thought and prudent action.
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> All the best,
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> LRP
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Russell Brown" <russell.brown at icloud.com>
> Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:40pm
> To: "Senthilkumar Peelikkampatti" <sendtopms at gmail.com>
> Cc: "riak-users" <riak-users at lists.basho.com>
> Subject: Re: Is Riak dead?
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> 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.
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> 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.
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> Cheers
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> Russell
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> On 11 Jul 2017, at 08:15, Senthilkumar Peelikkampatti <sendtopms at gmail.com>
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>> Is Riak dead? No new activities on Riak GitHub repo.
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>> https://github.com/basho/riak_kv/pulse/monthly
>> https://github.com/basho/riak/pulse/monthly
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>> Thanks,
>> Senthil
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