Billion-triple store

Yariv Sadan <>
Sat May 13 01:14:48 CEST 2006


>
> I think that one should seriously consider fixed-size records
> if performance is a priority. Just because mnesia supports
> variable-size records, one doesn't have to make use of it.
>
> When designing storage structures for Erlang, one
> tends to think that they always must support any
> type, but this may incur a significant performance
> penalty.
>
> /Ulf W

I think this is a good point. Maybe it would make sense for Mnesia to  
have a special table type for fixed size records? Such a table could  
be implemented on top of Berkeley DB or in pure Erlang. What do you  
think?

Yariv



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