Is Riak dead?

Outback Dingo outbackdingo at gmail.com
Thu Jul 13 18:29:08 EDT 2017


would be nice, I actually did the FreeBSD ports work to get riak / erlang
and others into the ports tree
along with another person who committed it, and I actually use it still in
production

On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 6:26 PM, Christopher Meiklejohn <
christopher.meiklejohn at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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