mnesia replication

Dan Gudmundsson <>
Wed Aug 31 08:15:23 CEST 2005


chandru writes:
 > Hi,
 > 
 > On 30/08/05, Serge Aleynikov <> wrote:
 > > Hello,
 > > 
 > > Could someone comment on the effect of short network outages ( < 10-15
 > > s) on mnesia replication and how to prevent the inconsistency
 > > demonstrated in the example below?   I intentionally did not alter the
 > > net_ticktime kernel parameter so that it would be greater than the
 > > duration of the brief network outage.
 > 
 > You can't really prevent this inconsistency if you are using dirty
 > operations. Have you tried the same test using transactions instead of
 > dirty operations.

Since dirty_operation don't grab a lock you should be able see the same problem
with a working network ..

Dirty is dirty, be aware of that.

/Dan



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