[erlang-questions] is luke the only / main dataflow-on-actors-in-erlang thing?

Bryan Fink <>
Wed Oct 24 22:00:26 CEST 2012


On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 5:29 AM, Motiejus Jakštys <> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 11:54 PM, Raoul Duke <> wrote:
>> https://github.com/basho/luke
>
> README of luke is really ascetic. Is there any more documentation or
> examples? What exactly does it do, and how?

Luke has been deprecated, and will be removed from the next release of
Riak. Examples of its use can be found in riak_kv (shortly, only
branches for 1.2 and earlier). But, no one is maintaining it.

>> or are there other dataflow libs on top of erlang actors?

Riak has migrated its dataflow uses to the riak_pipe project. Pipe is
more of a tool for actually processing data than a library for
describing abstract flows, and it assumes you're working with a
riak_core cluster. But, it's much better documented and includes
practical features like backpressure to help processing behave more
predictably.

-Bryan
(primary author of riak_pipe)



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