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Re: How big can the repository get?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-12-14 04:23:32 CET

Brandon Ehle wrote:

>> I'm starting to look at subversion to see if it meets some of our
>> needs. One of my concerns is that it be able to hold
>> a *very* large repository. I saw that there is a page
>> that lists some sample sizes. Our current repository size
>> in clearcase( with actual db size and number of Change sets ) is
>> several orders of magnitude bigger than the largest repository listed.
>> Has anyone done testing to see what happens in these situations?
>> Are there physical limitations to the database sizes?
> Our largest repository is 13GB, about a 4.1GB strings file and about
> 9GB of log files. Please note that the 4.1GB thats required to store
> is almost a 2:1 compression ratio with what our wc would look like if
> we checked out all the unique files (around 9GB).

Why do you insist on keeping old logs around? If they're not used by the
database any more, there's no reason to keep them.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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Received on Sat Dec 14 04:24:14 2002

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