Basho Blog


The latest news and updates on the business front plus valuable tips, ideas and visions from the technical side. Basho, Riak and the NoSQL universe – all in one blog.

Basho Academy

I am happy to announce the official launch of Basho Academy. The Basho Academy provides a platform to educate users about our family of Riak products. This will help expose a broader audience of developers and operators to the powerful tools already being successfully deployed by world-class enterprises such as Best Buy, Bet365, Comcast, OpenX, and Uber, to name a few


What in the HeLL is HyperLogLog?

The first time someone hears the term, HyperLogLog, a common response is to wonder what in the HeLL they are talking about. Personally, it sounds like something from a sci-fi movie; but it isn’t. I am going to introduce you to what HyperLogLog is, why you might want to use it, and how to use it with Riak KV.

What does Time Series mean to me?

I’m from New York City. All the things to see, places to be, a food for every taste, people everywhere… and traffic. Wall to wall traffic. New York is renowned for many things and at the top of that list would be parking lots. Huge parking lots. The best parking lots. I’m looking at you Midtown. West Side Highway. FDR. BQE.

Predicting Los Angeles Dodger Baseball Games Using Riak TS

Riak TS 1.3 launch is just days away and since 1.3 will include the first Open Source release we thought we’d set the stage, give you access to some fun time series data and guide you through an example of a practical Riak TS use case. This demo shows how Riak TS can be used for analysis of historical time series data being generated by sensors to predict the occurrence of an event.