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Re: Node origins cache rewrite

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 19:37:23 -0800

"Mark Phippard" <markphip_at_gmail.com> writes:

> As I said previously, just 100,000 nodes X 4kb block size is 400 MB of
> disk space used. Don't we think users might complain about the
> increase? Even if the repository is already 4 GB, I am sure they
> would still notice the increase.

Admins of large repositories want a separate file system for this
cache, one created with small files in mind, and maybe one in
memory rather than on disk. This kind of flexibility is the
beauty of using the file system directly. With BDB, you get what
you get ;->.

> That being said, I suppose we should only do this if there are a
> number of nodes at which point we would want to consider changing
> this.

I don't think so. We do need to "shard" it, though, based on the
sharded line in the format file.

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Eric Gillespie <*> epg_at_pretzelnet.org
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