Mnesia remote read behaviour ?

Dan Gudmundsson <>
Wed Jan 7 10:37:59 CET 2004

 > What I am hoping for is to find out that that remote reads might be sent to
 > other nodes on the same host in preference to creating external network traffic
 > .... or if this isn't the case by default how I might organise that it happen
 > that way?
 > Additionally, choosing a ram or disc copy over a disc_only copy would be nice
 > .....
 > BTW: I've been plunging around the mnesia source but I can't seem to find the
 > right place to figure this for myself so a pointer into the source would help
 > reduce the level of future dumb queries :-)
 > Thanks,
 > Nigel.

It picks the first node from a list :-) 
And it prefers nodes which are ram_copies or disc_copies.

The specific code is here: 


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