Dynamic Dynamos: Comparing Riak and Cassandra

Amazon’s Dynamo paper has turned out to be one of the main catalysts for the NoSQL movement, with two of it’s most famous implementations being the open source databases Riak and Apache Cassandra.

Riak Interview

Ian Plosker from Basho is interviewed by Stefan Edlich, author of two NoSQL books. Ian presents Riak, which is a distributed database that blurs the line between key-value and document-store. He also describes Bashos other products, which are all based to some extent on Riak. Anti-entropy is explained, and also why it is only necessary …

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Lightning Introduction to 3 NoSQL Technologies

Three NOSQL techniques are presented in this talk: RavenDB, Neo4j and Riak. Each speaker has 10 minutes to show you why and how NOSQL can be used. It is not difficult. It is not frightening. It’s fun. After this session, you know more about which technique you should test and continue with.

Big Data: Riak versus Oracle

Different big data use cases drive the technology required to implement big data projects successfully. Pythian’s CTO Alex Gorbachev shares his insights on when you should use Riak vs Oracle for your big data project.

Gaming with NoSQL

At the Game Developers Conference this March, Basho Chief Architect Andy Gross and Rovio Entertainment Product Manager Timo Herttua co-presented a session on Riak at Rovio. Angry Birds developer Rovio is using Riak as the database supporting its new mobile gaming platform, including features such as payments, game state storage, and push notifications. The Croods …

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