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Distributed Data Types – Riak 2.0

In a previous post we briefly introduced Riak 2.0 data types. The addition of these distributed Data Types simplifies application development by automatically handling sibling resolution. This means developers can spend less time thinking about the complexities of vector clocks and sibling resolution and, instead, let Data Types support their applications’ data access patterns. Understanding […]

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Basho Announces Keynotes and Other Speakers for RICON 2014

Distributed systems conference to feature provocative discussions and presentations on the future of distributed systems with industry thought leaders from HP and IBM HERNDON, Va. – September 25, 2014 – Basho Technologies, the creator and developer of Riak, the industry leading distributed NoSQL database, today introduced keynote speakers and a preliminary speaker list for RICON […]

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Registration Now Open for RICON 2014 - the Distributed Systems Conference for Developers

It's one big event this year! RICON 2014 is heading to Las Vegas on October 28 and 29. Early bird discount ends Sept. 22 so sign-up now. Further details, registration and past event highlights available at ricon.io




  • The Weather Company requires an architecture that is both flexible and reliable, allowing us to deliver higher accuracy through superior data. Basho has been a valuable partner in our transformation and Riak has proven to be a critical component as the NoSQL distributed database powering our new platform. - Bryson Koehler, EVP and CIO, The Weather Company.
  • Voxer’s experience with Riak has been that the core promise of the available, scalable key-value store works as advertised. - Matt Ranney CTO, Voxer
  • Riak is this really amazing NoSQL database that we are running on the EC2 platform. Basically Riak is all about being able to scale out your database horizontally - no matter how many users, no matter how many interactions we can make it go out as wide as possible. - Ben Lewis, co-founder of Tapjoy
  • We needed a system where we could lose a node and it just didn’t matter. - Nick Tudor, Sr. Director Architecture and Platforms ideeli, inc.
  • Basho’s distributed data store, Riak, allows us to deliver availability to our customers whilst maintaining a standard of service that we can pride ourselves on. These standards are crucial for us as gaming users will simply not continue to play if the interface is latent or unreliable. - Juhani Honkala, Vice President of Technology at Rovio.