dets improvements?

Yariv Sadan <>
Fri Jun 9 21:15:46 CEST 2006

I just discovered the Erlang MySQL library from Process One: This bodes
well as I can store large volumes of data in MySQL and still get the
performance and scalability of Yaws. Still... it would be nice if
Mnesia were a better fit for my needs because, well, it's more Erlangy


On 6/8/06, Yariv Sadan <> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I hope I'm not bringing it up too many times but I figured I'll give
> one last shot trying to get an answer... Is the OTP team planning on
> making the dets improvements discussed in this thread?
> (To quote Claes: "Should also be done - now.")
> I ask because I think it's important to at least have some indication
> this will be resolved at some point before seriously promoting Erlang
> to the "general public" (I guess some people would prefer keeping
> Erlang as little known "secret weapon" but that's a whole other debate
> :) )  Otherwise, I can see people's reaction: "Erlang looks very
> interesting but I can't afford to keep all my data in RAM and Mnesia's
> disc storage isn't up to par with MySQL/Postgres/Oracle, so I think
> I'll stick with PHP/Java."
> I confess that I also have a more selfish reason and that is I need to
> decide whether to use Erlang or Ruby for a hobby project and since *I*
> can't afford gigs of RAM (hosted server) and I don't want to risk
> broken dets tables taking hours to rebuild, I may have to go with
> Ruby.
> Best regards,
> Yariv

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