Riak Key/Value Store
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AZ570 - MapReduce Support for 2I




Riak KV is an open source Erlang application that is distributed using the riak_core Erlang library. Riak KV provides a key/value datastore and features MapReduce, lightweight data relations, and several different client APIs.

Quick Start

You must have Erlang/OTP R13B04 or later and a GNU-style build system to compile and run riak_kv. The easiest way to utilize riak_kv is by installing the full Riak application available on Github.


We encourage contributions to riak_kv from the community.

  1. Fork the riak_kv repository on Github.
  2. Clone your fork or add the remote if you already have a clone of the repository.
git clone git@github.com:yourusername/riak_kv.git
# or
git remote add mine git@github.com:yourusername/riak_kv.git
  1. Create a topic branch for your change.
git checkout -b some-topic-branch
  1. Make your change and commit. Use a clear and descriptive commit message, spanning multiple lines if detailed explanation is needed.
  2. Push to your fork of the repository and then send a pull-request through Github.
git push mine some-topic-branch
  1. A Basho engineer or community maintainer will review your patch and merge it into the main repository or send you feedback.