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Re: Venti as storage backend

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 09:45:52 -0700

Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm currently thinking of using venti instead of the filesystem
> as storage backend. For those who dont know it yet:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venti
> My idea is to take the fsfs backend as template and change it
> that way:
> * some table list holds an mapping between mappings of the
> revision-IDs and venti keys.
> * for reading, the venti key for some revision is fetched from
> that table and the file is downloaded from venti into a local
> cache.
> * on commit, the new revision file is uploaded to venti and the
> returned key added to the table.
> Everything else, IMHO, should remain the same.
> (ah, perhaps the same w/ the revrops files)
> What do you think about that approach ?

What problems are you trying to solve with venti?


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