requirements of health care apps
Fri Apr 28 14:49:25 CEST 2000
> 1. Limit of Mnesia databases to a size of 4GB
> (http://www.erlang.org/faq/x1084.html#AEN1103). Competing dbms usually
> handle terrabyte of data. Is there an easy fix? Does this limitation
> apply to a single node in a distributed setting or to the whole database?
Let's remember to distinguish between the soft real time characteristics of mnesia, and the non-real time characteristics of
One approach is to interface erlang with a 'competing' dbms to leverage the benefits of mnesia for the data requiring soft-real
time, with the benefits of a non-real time sql database.
In the practical application, you'll almost certainly want your terabyte database on machine(s) seperate from your erlang
Thanks to all for great discussion.
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