Patterns for Key-value Stores

As nosql gathers more and more momentum I have discovered that there is a need for good patterns. You want to organize the data as well as possible. With good organizing it will be easier to find the data again.

Introduction to Riak

This video provides application developers with an overview of the Riak NoSQL database, including example code to help get started with the Java client library. Riak is a fault-tolerant, highly available distributed key/value storage engine.

Why NoSQL? Why Riak?

The past few years have been exciting ones for the database and distributed systems communities. This video explains what all of this NoSQL stuff is really about and then introduces Riak. Riak is a scalable, available open source database. Learn about what makes Riak special, when and why to choose it and how it has …

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Riak and Dynamo, Five Years Later

October 2012 marks the five year anniversary of Amazon’s seminal Dynamo paper, which inspired most of the NoSQL databases that appeared shortly after its publication, including Riak. This video reflects on five years of involvement with Riak and distributed databases and discusses what went right, what went wrong, and what the next five years may …

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An Intoduction to Riak

Seth Thomas of Basho introduce you to Riak. Riak is an open source, highly scalable, fault-tolerant distributed database. Different than traditional relational databases and other “NoSQL” non-relational databases — Riak offers a number of unique benefits to users:

Using Riak at Posterous

In this short video, Julio Capote, Backend Engineer at Posterous, details the importance of the post cache at Posterous, what their initial solution to the problem was, and how they went about selecting Riak over MongoDB, MySQL and Redis.