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Re: I lost 7 bdb repositories yesterday!

From: Adrian Hoe <mailbox_at_adrianhoe.com>
Date: 2005-07-05 03:31:22 CEST

On Jul 5, 2005, at 12:14 AM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> On Jul 4, 2005, at 9:56 AM, Adrian Hoe wrote:
>> How can I convert them from bdb to fsfs? I have many revisions in
>> both repositories and don't want to loose any of the revisions data.
> 'svnadmin dump', create a new repository, then 'svnadmin load' the
> dumpfile in. See chapter 5 in the book, or just 'svnadmin help
> dump'/'svnadmin help load'.

Thanks. I will convert then.

>> Why the subversion development team choose BDB? Why not PostgreSQL
>> or MySQL?
> Because BDB is a library that provides ACID features, easily linked
> into any program. Asking people to set up a full SQL system is a
> huge barrier to entry.

But reliability is more then easy integration/setup. We have systems
running on MySQL with more than 250 tables and over 7 millions tuples
and not crashing at all.

"If you missed the rising sun and the morning dew, don't miss the  
beautiful sunset." -- Adrian Hoe inspired by Michal Nowak, June 15 2004
Received on Tue Jul 5 03:33:05 2005

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