[Zope] Building a fast, scalable yet small Zope application

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 12:16:39 EDT 2009

On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 17:57, Morten W. Petersen <morten at nidelven-it.no> wrote:
> OK.  Well, I'm concerned about how much a database would grow.  I'm thinking
> if
> I use one BTree for all the entries, would the database grow just a little
> or a lot when
> you start getting into the millions of entries when inserting one small
> item?

Growth is a problem only if you are going to modify these entries a lot.

> Mm.  Yes, Plone is a bit sluggish, that's why I want to write a purely
> Zope-based app.


> Mm.  I guess I could be OK with one "index", it being the id/path of the
> object.  However,
> it would be nice to build for the future and include the ability to search
> all objects.  Maybe
> a combination of the two could work.

Yeah, for full text search you would definietly benefit from the full
text indexes that the catalog has.

Lennart Regebro: Python, Zope, Plone, Grok
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