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Re: Checkpoint less frequently

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2003-02-22 05:03:30 CET

On Fri, Feb 21, 2003 at 05:53:18PM +0200, Jani Monoses wrote:
>
> > Show me a database product that doesn't need a babysitter. I'm not aware
> > of one.
> But should subversion be a database?Ok, in a way yes.
> But CVS with all its drawbacks did not need anyone with a constant on the for logfiles eating
> the whole disk and such.Most of the babysitting should be automated.

Euh... have you ever tried to maintain a *large* CVS repository with LOTS of
activity on it? Heh. Why do you think CollabNet has been sponsoring
Subversion development? :-)

I've seen CVS knock over a box. Took the whole damn thing down. I don't
think we had to send somebody physically to the box, but we did have to
reboot the darned thing. CVS consumed all available memory and the swap. It
came to a screaming halt.

And don't get me started on stale CVS locks...

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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