<div dir="ltr"><div>







<p class=""><span class="">Good morning, afternoon and evening everyone.</span></p>
<p class=""><span class="">I'm Matt Brender, new to Basho and focused on efforts out here in the open source portion of the Riak world. Tyler Hannan recommended that the very first task I take on is bringing back the Recap and Mark confirmed it was valuable to others. I hope you enjoy it.</span></p>
<p class=""><span class=""><b>State of the Union</b></span></p>
<p class=""><span class="">Since we haven't had one of these in a while, here is an update on the latest software we have available.</span></p>
<ul class="">
<li class=""><span class="">Riak is at <a href="http://docs.basho.com/riak/latest/"><span class="">2.0.4</span></a> with <a href="http://docs.basho.com/riak/1.4.12/"><span class="">1.4.12</span></a> available as well</span></li>
<li class=""><span class="">Riak CS is at <a href="http://docs.basho.com/riakcs/latest/"><span class="">1.5.3</span></a></span></li>
</ul>
<p class=""><span class=""><b>Announcements</b></span></p>
<ul class="">
<li class=""><span class="">I (Matt) have joined on as a Developer Advocate. If you're wondering who I am, you can check out this <a href="http://neckbeardinfluence.com/pursuing-my-inner-neckbeard-headed-to-basho/"><span class="">blog post</span></a> or ping me <a href="https://twitter.com/mjbrender"><span class="">on Twitter</span></a></span></li>
<li class=""><span class="">The Riak Recap is back up and running. We're starting with the goal of every other week and will adjust based on feedback</span></li>
<li class=""><span class="">There's an open TODO of tracking unanswered questions coming across IRC & email. More to come on that</span></li>
<li class=""><span class="">Feedback is not just welcome, but is necessary. More ways of working on prioritization are in the plans. Send emails, tweets or otherwise to me in the meantime</span></li>
</ul>
<p class=""><span class=""><b>Event news</b></span></p>
<ul class="">
<li class=""><span class="">We're co-hosting the <a href="http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-new-stack-warmup-seattle-tickets-15244098509"><span class="">New Stack Meetup</span></a> on March 3rd in Seattle</span></li>
<li class=""><span class="">We have multiple Basho engineers speaking at <a href="file:///Users/basho/Downloads/www.erlang-factory.com/sfbay2015/home#speakers"><span class="">Erlang Factory</span></a> on 26-27 March</span></li>
<li class=""><span class="">We'll announce Meetup events in San Francisco and New York City in the next few weeks. Join any of <a href="http://riak.meetup.com/"><span class="">these groups</span></a> to keep up with the news</span></li>
</ul>
<p class=""><span class=""><b>Dev news</b></span></p>
<ul class="">
<li class=""><span class="">I noticed some cool projects popping up for node.js developers, including </span><span class="">riak-mock-server</span><span class=""> available <a href="https://www.npmjs.com/package/riak-mock-server"><span class="">here</span></a> along with some <a href="https://www.npmjs.com/search?q=riak"><span class="">very cool riak tools for node developers</span></a></span></li>
</ul>
<p class=""><span class=""><b>Study material</b></span></p>
<ul class="">
<li class=""><span class="">It's worth revisiting the <a href="http://ricon.io/archive/2014/index.html"><span class="">RICON 2014 videos</span></a> as we kick off the new year</span></li>
<li class=""><span class=""></span><span class="">Our own <a href="https://speakerdeck.com/cmeiklejohn"><span class="">Christopher Meiklejohn</span></a> posted some incredible slides including <a href="https://speakerdeck.com/cmeiklejohn/introduction-to-riak"><span class="">an introduction to Riak</span></a> and <a href="https://speakerdeck.com/cmeiklejohn/functional-web-apps-with-webmachine-1"><span class="">an introduction to webmachine</span></a></span></li>
</ul>
<p class="">That's it for this round. Thanks for reading.<br></p><p class="">Cheers, </p></div><div><div class="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div><span style="font-family:Helvetica;font-size:x-small"><b>Matt Brender | Developer Advocacy Lead</b></span></div><span style="font-family:Helvetica;font-size:x-small">Basho Technologies</span><br><div><span style="font-family:Helvetica;font-size:x-small">t: <a href="https://twitter.com/mjbrender" target="_blank">@mjbrender</a></span></div></div></div></div>
</div>