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Why Riak Matters

Why Riak Matters

John Vincent

April 24, 2013
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  1. Why Riak Matters Atlanta Riak Meetup 4/23/13

  2. A little about me

  3. Disclaimers and Disclosures

  4. What this is NOT about

  5. What even is a "distributed system"?

  6. Fallacies of Distributed Computing

  7. Riak doesn't matter. What it teaches us does.

  8. None
  9. Riak is honest about its limitations

  10. Riak forces you to think about your data model

  11. Riak is about tradeoffs

  12. Riak is in Erlang (wat)

  13. What can we learn?

  14. Thanks! Questions?

  15. Links and other thingies • http://www.somethingsimilar.com/2013/01/14/notes-on-distributed-systems-for-yo • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallacies_of_Distributed_Computing • http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?AlanKaysDefinitionOfObjectOriented

    • http://aphyr.com/posts/278-timelike-2-everything-fails-all-the-time • http://boundary.com/blog/2012/08/01/riak-kobayashi-post-mortem/ • http://boundary.com/blog/2012/09/26/incuriosity-killed-the-infrastructur/ • http://ricon.io/