[Dev] ZODB is not a Storage Technology (Re: other formats )

Curt Hibbs curt at hibbs.com
Mon Nov 11 09:38:15 PST 2002


John Anderson wrote:
>
> Hi Curt:
>
> If I'm not mistaken, I think a BerkelyDB will never shrink after
> deleting items unless you do a dump and restore. It would be a little
> frustrating for users if they had a large database, cleaned up a lot of
> cruft and it didn't get smaller. So at least this level of
> administration would be handy to automate.
>
> John

Yes, you are correct about this. While it is something to be aware of, its
not a show-stopper. It should be fairly easy to find a workable approach.

Curt

> Curt Hibbs wrote:
>
> >Jeremy Hylton wrote:
> > >The BerkeleyDB storage for ZODB is still experimental, but it's
> > >intended more for server-side environments where there's a sysadmin on
> > >hand to properly manage the database.
> >
> >What management did you have in mind? My impression was that the
> BerkeleyDB
> >requires very little, if any, administration. I used it in an
> embedded LDAP
> >database without any user administration.
> >
> >Curt
> >
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