Sean Kelly's talk on building Dynamiq, a distributed queue, on top of Basho Technologies' Riak Key-Value store, has been posted!Read More
Tired of 5 minute monitoring delays? Learn how we monitor our Riak key-value store in near-real-time using CollectD and SignalFX.Read More
Learn how we test with Riak using one of the tools that we're open-sourcing called fakeriak: an in-memory driver for Riak for testing and machines without Riak.Read More
There are few things in engineering as difficult as swapping out an entire back-end solution without incurring downtime. It is a significant challenge whether your platform is in its infancy or one like our that needs to replicate between multiple data-centers with hundreds of thousands of reads and writes per second.
Over the past year, we've worked closely with the good folks at Basho and were able to make this transition with minimal disruption while increasing our efficiency and reliability to our systems.
We're happy to share that story here.