Past Meetup

Riak - open source, scalable, NoSQL database

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For April, we will learn more about Riak, another NoSQL database solutions.

If you'd like to give a lightning talk (, please let us know what you'd like to talk about when you RSVP and fill out the building security form (


6:30p - Check-in and mingle, with Mexican Food and Beer thanks to our generous sponsor Lolapps
7.10p - Welcome and 3-4 Lightning Talks (5 minutes each)
8.00p - Featured Speaker (Andy Gross)
9.00p - Q & A and more Mingling, Ping pong/beer pong...
9:30p - Door close and moving the party to John Colins

Featured Presentation:

Riak is an open source, scalable, NoSQL database being used by organizations like Mozilla, Comcast, and MochiMedia to back production web applications. Riak scales up and down predictably and easily, features both Erlang and JavaScript Map/Reduce for advanced querying, and is made to simplify the lives of both developers and ops professionals everywhere.

In this talk, Andy Gross ( ), Basho's Principal Architect and veteran Python hacker, will give an overview of what Riak is all about and then take you through the awesomeness one can expect when working with the Riak and Python.

For more information on Riak see:

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As usual, looking forward to meeting you and feel free to ping me with questions or suggestions -