[Zope] Recommended Storage
matth at netsight.co.uk
Tue May 18 15:25:45 EDT 2004
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 :-) ?
We've used DirectoryStorage on UFS+softupdates for a year now, and have
10+ GB on it. Works great. I think reisferfs is what Toby recommends
for it, so you should be OK. You can mitigate the slower speed somewhat
by using ZEO and a persistent ZEO client cache.
Matt Hamilton matth at netsight.co.uk
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