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Re: Transcript of chat between me and Sleeepycat

From: Glenn A. Thompson <gthompson_at_cdr.net>
Date: 2003-02-20 23:33:28 CET


Branko Čibej wrote:

>Karl Fogel wrote:
>>The more complex question is whether we need to be creating BDB
>>transactions as often as we do, or whether we can get away with
>>locking -- or nothing at all -- under some circumstances.
>Yup. Except that "nothing at all" is likely to cause quite a few
>headaches. :-)
If memory serves, the problem with BDB transactions is that they do
filesystem locks. Is this correct?
So any "better" locking would most likely be memory based right?

Also, has anyone just commented out both of the txn_checkpoint calls in
the FS code and compared the results?

Received on Thu Feb 20 23:34:09 2003

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