[Zope] Recommended Storage

Paul Winkler pw_lists at slinkp.com
Tue May 18 12:27:38 EDT 2004

On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 12:03:23PM +0000, Santi Camps wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've recently seen a corruption error in a FileStorage Zope 
> installation.   I've been able to recover all my data with no problems, 
> but this causes some doubts to me.
> I'm working in a bigger application that will need databases of about 
> 5-10 Gb.    I prefer a slower and secure storage than a faster and more 
> unsecure one.   Reading this ZODB Storages comparisson 
> http://cvs.zope.org/ZODB3/Doc/storages.html?rev=1.5  it seems that 
> DirectoryStorage is what I need.  
> Any experiences about that ?  Have anybody had some problem using 
> DirectoryStorage over reiserfs ?  Can I put my customers data there and 
> sleep quiet :-) ?

I've got about 3 GB of data, had some corruption issues with FileStorage
at various times (buggy pack operations maybe).  I've been running
DirectoryStorage on reiserfs since August 2003 with no apparent problems.


Paul Winkler

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