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Re: subversion and ClearCase

From: brd brd <brd07_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2005-06-06 16:33:16 CEST

Thanks Daniel for your prompt reply. I will deploy the
Subversion in thsi week, lets hope things will go
smooth.

Jay

--- Daniel Patterson <danpat@danpat.net> wrote:

> brd brd wrote:
> >
> >
> > I am planning to test subversion with ClearCase.(
> I
> > know ClearCase , I am testing subversion first
> time)
> > My questions :
> > 1. Both Subversion and ClearCase can run from
> same
> > server ?
>
> Sure. Subversion either runs on port 80 when
> exposed
> as a WebDAV server, port 3690 when running
> "svnserve"
> or port 22 when accessed via ssh. Choose one
> that
> doesn't conflict.
>
> Subversion doesn't require installation in any
> particular place, so you shouldn't have too many
> conflicts on the filesystem either.
>
> > 2. How chatty is Subversion ?
>
> Compared to Clearcase? Not at all. Subversion
> only
> compares to clearcase when you're using snapshot
> views,
> Subversion doesn't really have a dynamic view
> equivalent.
> In addition, Subversion only sends deltas
> (differences)
> over the wire for commit and update operations.
> Many operations can be done locally without
> contacting
> the server at all.
>
> > 3. How much memory require to for both to exist
> on
> > same server ( Unix Solaris 200 users )?
>
> Subversion memory requirements are not high, but
> I
> don't believe anyone has really done any
> measurements
> yet. It seems to be mostly affected by operating
> system
> caching ability (so, as usual, the more memory,
> the
> faster it'll be).
>
> > 4. How to configure the Subversion using SAN/NAS
> > storage ?
>
> If you use the "fsfs" backend, you can store a
> Subversion
> repository database on a remote volume just fine,
> so long
> as it supports POSIX locking.
> If you're on a Unix-style machine, just make sure
> it's
> mounted somewhere and that's it, nothing special.
>
> > My task is to install Subversion on Same machine
> > having ClearCase VOB server.
>
> Naturally, I assume you realise that Clearcase
> load
> will affect Subversions performance?
>
> Make sure you read over http://www.svnbook.org/
>
> daniel
>

                
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