Is Riak dead?

Christopher Meiklejohn christopher.meiklejohn at gmail.com
Thu Jul 13 18:26:57 EDT 2017


If anyone was close to getting Riak working on Alpha or VAX, it would have
been Andrew Thompson.

On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 3:14 PM, DeadZen <deadzen at deadzen.com> wrote:

> Rackspace has provided some resources, love all the feedback.
>
> On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 6:01 PM Outback Dingo <outbackdingo at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I know it was, i saw the smile :) and VMS doesnt run only on alphas
>> anymore.... :) I have both Alpha and Itaniums with OpenVMS on it live
>> now.
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 5:57 PM, Russell Brown <russell.brown at icloud.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > On 13 Jul 2017, at 22:52, Christopher Meiklejohn <
>> christopher.meiklejohn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> It was a joke. :)
>> >
>> > Always better explained. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DEC_Alpha)
>> >
>> >>
>> >> On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 2:29 PM, Outback Dingo <outbackdingo at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> VMS as in Virtual Machine(S)
>> >>
>> >> On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 5:01 PM, Christopher Meiklejohn <
>> christopher.meiklejohn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> VMS?  I don't think we ever got Riak compiling on Alpha. 💛😀
>> >>
>> >> On Jul 13, 2017 1:30 PM, "Outback Dingo" <outbackdingo at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> I dont believe abandon is the proper term, resurrect and carry forth,
>> >> we will not let you go quietly into the night
>> >>
>> >> LETS DO THIS SHIT! Ive got cloud resources I own... servers/VMS/XEN
>> >> Ill do it myself if I need tooo.
>> >>
>> >> On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 4:24 PM, Alexander Sicular <siculars at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> > Abandon hope all ye who enter here.
>> >> >
>> >> > On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 3:15 PM, Tom Santero <tsantero at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> >> RICON: A New Hope
>> >> >>
>> >> >> On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 4:00 PM, Russell Brown <
>> russell.brown at mac.com>
>> >> >> wrote:
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> We have talked about it. Let's do it!
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> On Jul 13, 2017 7:56 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?
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> I'm sure there are many good ideas out there re: roadmap and
>> governance.
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> It's just too great not to be worth deep thought and prudent
>> action.
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> All the best,
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> LRP
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> -----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?
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> 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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