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Riak setup and LB?

Quick question about setting up riak cluster. Do I need load balancer in front of the cluster ? The cluster will have 3 nodes with N =3, so successful write must have the data in 3 nodes. Any ...
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Every node in Riak cluster wants to hand-off 54 partitions?

Right now have a 6-node Riak cluster that is experiencing very high latency and timeouts. When I go to check riak-admin transfers I get the following: ubuntu@ip-172-31-38-8:~$ riak-admin transfers ...
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riak duplicate entries in ring-members

I have a cluster which currently looks like this: ================================= Membership ================================== Status Ring Pending Node ...
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Riak does not allow to add a node because it is in its own cluster

(this is a repost of my question from stack overflow, it was offtopic there, here is right place to ask it) I was trying to build a Riak cluster on Raspberry Pi. Created an image with Erland and ...
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Riak all_nodes_down error but they are up

I built a Riak cluster on three Raspberry Pi computers. vm.args and app.config files are double checked on each node (static IP addresss are correct). All nodes are valid: # ./riak-admin ...
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Riak Membership at 0%

No idea what's going on here, but added a new Riak node to the cluster and committed the changes. The new node has taken 0% of cluster membership while the first node in the cluster is growing with ...
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Riak Backup restore process is very slow for large database

I have 5 node cluster of riak database. I have take backup of this database & trying to restore it with riak-admin. But it take too much much already 7days has passed & still restoration ...
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how to locate which startup scripts executes riak startup

I have a 64bit ubuntu server in a virtual machine, and I have some scripts running at startup, and I can't seam to locate in which file do we have the riak startup setup. I searched a lot of files ...
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How can I see why my Riak cluster is not running the compaction phase on the machines when I expect?

I have a cluster of Riak (V1.2.0) machines, each with about 50Gb of hard disk space. We have the bitcask storage configure in the following way: %% Bitcask Config {bitcask, [ {data_root, ...
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Riak cluster backup 10 nodes to 6 nodes

I'm wondering how we can backup a cluster of 10 nodes and restore on a cluster of 6 nodes. No matter the technique used for the backup (fsync, riakmanager, ...). Any help you can give would be ...
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Riak “error”:“insufficient_vnodes_available”

We have 4 nodes Riak installation. They are running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise installed servers. We have installed 1.1.4 at August 1st 2012 and upgraded 1.2.0 when its available. Server names are: ...
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Riak pid - where is it and is one created

I installed the riak ubuntu package. Is there a riak.pid? My node is running but nothing on the machine. I need for monit. There is a /var/run/riak dir but no pid.
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How can I back up and restore data from a Riak cluster?

How can I back up and restore data from a Riak cluster? What commands do I need to run?
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How can I check which version of Riak I am running?

I have Riak installed on my machine and it's running (riak ping returns 'pong'). How can I check which version of Riak I have?
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Is it possible to do storage without RAID and unnecessary redundancy?

I'm building multiple storage nodes for Riak database. Each node contains 20-40 x 2TB drives. Riak replicates each save to 3 nodes so there I have redundancy. Now the question is that what's the best ...
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has anyone got Riak working on Solaris or OpenSolaris?

has anyone got Riak working on Solaris or OpenSolaris? When I try to compile it I get: user@opensolaris:~/riak# gmake all rel ./rebar compile /usr/bin/env: No such file or directory gmake: *** ...
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Does anyone know how to install a single node instance of Riak?

Does anyone know how to install a single node instance of Riak as the documentation is plain wrong and I have been trying for over a day now?