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Re: BDB vs SQLite - AFS/NFS w/o the mmap?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-11-05 21:09:11 CET

Files wrote:

>John,
>
>
>
>>At a quick glance, I think you are mistaken:
>>
>> http://www.hwaci.com/sw/sqlite/faq.html#q7
>>
>>
>
>Reading through the passage, it says that file-locking is buggy on networks.
>
>But the contention in BDB is mmaping networked files. Not locking.
>
>
Please don't put words in my mouth. I did _not_ say locking is not a
problem for BDB. What I said was that mmap'ing files on SMB/CIFS shares
is a problem (in general, not just for BDB.

>Or did I just misunderstand the whole BDB issue? I was sure someone said it
>was because we were trying to mmap a networked file.
>
>
I don't know what you misunderstood, but you sure weren't listening
carefully.

I suggest

    http://www.google.com/search?q=NFS+site%3Asleepycat.com

before going any further

-- 
Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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