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Re: Streamy FS writes found detrimental.

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-02-26 19:57:20 CET

Brandon Ehle <azverkan@yahoo.com> writes:

> >I'm, really, really bothered by this. Anybody have any suggestions on
> >what to do about it? Perhaps I should do some sort of in-between
> >thing where the filesystem caches writes up to some size (say, 1
> >megabyte) and then flushes to Berkeley? I'll entertain all
> >suggestions -- the current behavior is ridiculous, and I'd rather not
> >have streamy writes at all if this is the price we pay.
> >
> You could always disable logging when doing streamy writes. I am not
> sure how *safe* this is in practice however.

I imagine not very safe at all (perhaps not possible?). I don't know
how a journaling database system would like having the middle
"chapters" of its journal torn out.

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