Announcing a screencast demonstrating basic setup and usage of Riak. Ben Ahlan’s Video Code Chat hosts me as guest, and we dive right in with some Python examples.
If you’ve been thinking of trying Riak, but hadn’t yet gotten around to downloading and experimenting, there’s one more resource available this morning that might tip you over the edge. Ben Ahlan and I recorded a screencast demonstrating basic setup and usage of Riak. If you can stand watching two guys mumble over a console for 40 minutes, you may find a tip or two to make your experimentation go smoothly. 😉
I also hear that Martin Scholl gave an awesome talk at NoSQL Berlin. I can’t wait to see the video.
I presented Riak at the NYC NoSQL Mini-Conference on October 5, 2009. Slides, text, and video of my talk are now available.
I had the pleasure of attending the NYC NoSQL Fall ’09 Meetup/Mini-Conference last Monday. Great talks, all around. I thought it was a good mix of use-case analysis and technology introduction.
In addition to enjoying everyone else’s presentations, I also presented Riak. It was a quick 12-minute talk, followed by 2.5 minutes of questions, but the response I got was great. People really dug in and had interesting observations and questions to discuss afterward.
If you weren’t able to make the event, Brendan has posted video of my talk. I have also posted an HTML slides-and-text version of my talk, if you prefer reading over watching and listening.