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Items mentioned in the show:
- NoSQL smackdown, live from SXSW 2010.
- Are you web scale?
- Drop us a firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know who you want to get on The Changelog
- Andy Gross VP of Engineering at Basho, the company behind Riak.
- Mark Phillips Community Manager at Basho AKA * @pharkmillups
- John Nunemaker of Ordered List and MongoMapper fame
- Riak is now available as a binary download
- Bitcask, the new backend for Riak
- Riak key value store, decentralized datastore from Basho Technologies
- Riak Search, full-text search engine based on Riak
- Riak buckets, container and keyspace for data stored in Riak
- Riak KVS buckets can be automatically searchable by installing the Search pre-commit hook
- Riak supports an Apache SOLR interface
- Sean Cribbs made some waves with Ripple
- Ruby, Python, Node.js are the biggest adopters of Riak
- Riak aims to scale both up and down. Adding a node adds a linear increase in throughput and storage capacity. 50 nodes run easily on a laptop.
- Riak nodes are truly decentralized, no node is special
- Riak compares to Cassandra and Voldemort
- Andy explains Riak’s link walking or bucket-key-tag relationships between objects.
- Riak now has two interfaces, the original REST HTTP interface, and a new protocol buffers interface, a faster binary interface
- Eric Brewer, a Basho board member, and his cap theorem
- Bitcask is an append-only file format where the keys are stored in memory for ultra fast lookups.
- InnoStore, the original Riak backend
- John Muellerleile, author of the popular NoSQL cartoon about distributed map reduce in Erlang
- Apache Lucene query syntax a growing standard for search
- The move from BitBucket to GitHub was ultimately about community, not about DVCS
- The THANKS file lists many Riak community contributors
- Harmony – the MongoDB-powered hosted CMS from Ordered List
- Mozilla runs several Riak clusters to log data from their Test Pilot project
- Francisco Treacy uses Riak in WideScript, “an innovative app that helps you focus and interact with your texts — on your desktop, your couch or on the go.”
- Inagist recently moved from Cassandra to Riak
- Riak has partnered with Joyent and Node creator Ryan Dahl to create Riak SmartMachines
- Mark also is a fan of Redis
- Scala and Clojure have Andy excited, too.
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