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Survey Reveals Why Customers are Flocking to NoSQL and Why they are Selecting Riak

We recently asked TechValidate, an independent research organization, to survey over 400 Riak and Riak CS users to explore what motivated them to work with NoSQL solutions and why they chose Riak. We discovered that our customers have a great perspective on the pulse of the market and how Riak and Riak CS stack up. […]

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Basho Accelerates EMEA Growth, Powered by Riak 2.0

New, enhanced database and growing number of customers highlight strong year for the company  LONDON, UK. – November 20, 2014 – Basho, the creator and developer of Riak, the industry leading distributed NoSQL database, has seen a surge in deployment and a growing customer-base in EMEA as a result of the launch of Riak 2.0, […]

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Informative Content on the Basho Technologies YouTube Channel

Missed our webinar series Deep Dive on Riak 2.0 or wish to view video from RICON 2014? Visit the Basho Technologies YouTube Channel for all this content and more.




  • The Weather Company requires an architecture that is both flexible and reliable, allowing us to deliver higher accuracy through superior data. Basho has been a valuable partner in our transformation and Riak has proven to be a critical component as the NoSQL distributed database powering our new platform. - Bryson Koehler, EVP and CIO, The Weather Company.
  • Voxer’s experience with Riak has been that the core promise of the available, scalable key-value store works as advertised. - Matt Ranney CTO, Voxer
  • Riak is this really amazing NoSQL database that we are running on the EC2 platform. Basically Riak is all about being able to scale out your database horizontally - no matter how many users, no matter how many interactions we can make it go out as wide as possible. - Ben Lewis, co-founder of Tapjoy
  • We needed a system where we could lose a node and it just didn’t matter. - Nick Tudor, Sr. Director Architecture and Platforms ideel, inc.
  • Basho’s distributed data store, Riak, allows us to deliver availability to our customers whilst maintaining a standard of service that we can pride ourselves on. These standards are crucial for us as gaming users will simply not continue to play if the interface is latent or unreliable. - Juhani Honkala, Vice President of Technology at Rovio.