[Zope] Should I use ZODB or not ?

Dieter Maurer dieter@handshake.de
Thu, 21 Sep 2000 20:52:27 +0200 (CEST)

Jason Cunliffe writes:
 > OK, sorry to be so dense about this, but when you say "through ZServer"
 > ...please clarify for me on thing:
 > Does LocalFS actually go "through ZServer" ?
 > I thought that all it does, is to make a virtual link, storing a pointer in
 > the ZODB to the real physical file system.
 > Upload thus via FTP would be as fast as could be, and download could be
 > defined if you prefer FTP or HTTP.
 > Does'nt the link in LocalFS work the same in both directions, merely storing
 > the linkn in XODB adn pass the location to the protocol?
It does.

When I stress that you should not go through ZServer, it means
do not upload/serve via Zope. Use FTP or another protocol
appropriate for mass data transfer over unstable connections.