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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Hello,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">I wanted to understand the production requirements for using Riak as a non-persistent ephemeral data store. In particular the following questions relate to using Riak with “memory” configured as storage backend:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo2"><![if !supportLists]><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">1.<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">      
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:11.0pt">What is the “platform_data_dir” used for when memory is used as storage backend? Is it only needed for active anti-entropy and cluster metadata? Do I need to persist this data i.e. if a node goes
 down and restarts in this configuration, is persistence of data in “platform_data_dir” required.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo2"><![if !supportLists]><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">2.<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">      
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:11.0pt">What is the minimum memory requirement of an empty Riak node in this configuration?<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l2 level1 lfo2"><![if !supportLists]><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">3.<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">      
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="font-size:11.0pt">What is the minimum disk and CPU requirement of a Riak node in this configuration?<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:black">-- <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:black">Regards,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:black">Neeraj Poddar</span><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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