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Moving from MySQL to Riak? Advantages, tradeoffs, data modeling, and more.

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Deploy Riak and learn basic concepts and operations in about 45 minutes.

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Overview deck that covers Riak basics, the latest version, and more.

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Use cases and technical overview of Riak Enterprise’s multi-datacenter replication.

Riak CS

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In-depth on Riak CS, including use cases, interfaces, and operations.

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Overview slide deck that covers Riak CS architecture, features, and APIs.

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Read answers to the top five frequently asked questions about Riak CS.

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Technical overview of Riak CS from the CloudStack Collaboration Conference.

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Deploy a Riak CS test environment and use s3cmd to get up and running fast.

User Stories

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How Boundary, a modern IT operations management solution, uses Riak.

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Bump, acquired by Google, is a popular mobile application that uses Riak for storing user data.

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Rovio, the creator of Angry Birds, uses Riak for their cartoon series and new mobile games.

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Qeep is a global social network that uses Riak for user chat messages.

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Learn how Riak helps power Best Buy’s eCommerce platform in this video.

Partners

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Learn how to set up and configure a Riak cluster with our free AMI in this post.

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Riak is on the Microsoft VM Depot. Quickly deploy a virtual machine image.

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Hosted Riak is officially supported on the Engine Yard cloud platform.

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Riak and Riak Enterprise are available on SoftLayer’s global cloud platform.

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Riak SmartMachines on Joyent provide scalable, fault-tolerant storage.

Gaming

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Angry Birds developer, Rovio, on how they use Riak for their gaming platform.

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A technical introduction to Riak for gaming platforms and applications.

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A look at some common gaming use cases and how to start building them.

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Rovio selected Riak to reliably handle unpredictable audience growth for mobile games.

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Hibernum uses Riak to store user game information for popular social games.

Retail

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Using Riak for shopping carts, product catalogs, API platforms, and more.

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A quick blog post looking at common retail use cases and Riak case studies.

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Learn how Riak helps power Best Buy’s eCommerce platform in this video.

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How ideeli uses Riak to serve HTML documents and user-specific products.

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A look at how Copious uses Riak for social logins on its eCommerce marketplace.

Advertising

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A technical introduction to Riak for advertising services and platforms.

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How advertising platform OpenX uses Riak for their serve-time data needs.

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A look at advertising use cases and how to start building them in Riak.

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Learn how Velti uses Riak for their interactive mobile and television platform.

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Documentation that looks at data modeling with Riak’s key/value structure.

Mobile

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A technical introduction to Riak for mobile applications and platforms.

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Watch this video on how popular mobile app Bump uses Riak for user data.

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Flywheel leverages Riak’s operational simplicity and scalability to power their mobile taxi app.

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Learn how Voxer uses Riak for availability and extreme horizontal scalability.

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A look at Comcast’s distributed systems from our developer conference.

Sample Apps

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An application built on Riak to help locate zombies, index them, and save the world.

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Indexing data in Riak using Secondary Indexes and G-Set Term-Based Inverted Indexes.


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Learn how Riak can be used to find concentrations of recovered zombie victims.