[ZODB-Dev] Data.fs size grows non-stop

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Mon Dec 7 15:58:20 EST 2009

On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 3:08 PM, Jose Benito Gonzalez Lopez
<jose.benito.gonzalez at cern.ch> wrote:
> Hi,
> Actually, we have two different versions (current and beta) of the software,
> working against  the same ZODB. We are just developing new features
> on top of the beta version.
> Fearing that it was due to some changes done by a programmer
> we have disabled the "beta version" but the growing of the DB is still
> there...and since our last email we've got 5GB more (71GB now) .... We
> are a bit worried
> since the disk space is 102GB and  the application is widely used here
> at CERN and
> for outsiders too.
> So, up-to-now we are afraid that it is not a problem with any
> modifications in the code....and
> no clue about it.
> We are trying to pack to see the difference with the data.fs file.
> Jim, I am still running your script "class_stats.py".....and it seems it
> is going to take a while yet....
> Thank you so much for your help. More ideas appreciated!

Have you tried packing the database?

I recommend buying a bigger disk -- seriously, before you run out of space. :)


Jim Fulton

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