[erlang-questions] image app?

Ian Plosker <>
Wed Jun 1 22:21:40 CEST 2011


It isn't an image storage system, but Riak (http://wiki.basho.com/) could
satisfy your needs. It is a distributed key-value storage engine with
Erlang, HTTP, and Protocol Buffers interfaces. Categorization could be done
with either metadata, Riak links, or the use of multiple buckets.

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 2:36 PM, Raoul Duke <> wrote:

> hi,
>
> no i have no free time to do this myself :-( and yes i asked this same
> question on the Lift list, since i would guess Erlang and Lift
> communities are the most likely to have non-suckful apps :-)
>
> so i've been searching high and low for an image storage and
> categorization system that doesn't suck. i've checked out the top
> online image places (flickr, imageshack, photobucket, et. al.) and
> inevitably they have some super stunningly stupid suckful aspect to
> them that makes me want to scream. i've started to check out some
> off-the-shelf turn-key roll-your-own image cms's that i could plonk
> down on my home server and just say 'screw it' to the issues of backup
> and bandwidth for now -- it is more urgent for me to just find a
> usable user interface for managing things. but then i worry about
> putting some random php system on my machine - like that isn't just
> begging to get hacked that way.
>
> so. does such an image app beast happen to exist in Erlang-land?
>
> i bet i can draw up a short product spec for free (that's a little
> joke. i'd actually charge $80/hour. ok, ok, that's a joke too.) about
> what i'd want in a system... :-)
>
> sincerely hoping it can't hurt to ask...
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