[erlang-questions] clarify: why is Mnesia not fit for large databases

Dominic Williams <>
Wed Dec 12 00:15:45 CET 2007

Hi Juan,

> This may not be the response you're looking for, but have
> you tried Postgres? We're using it for a database that's
> over 100 GB with very good results.

Thanks for the feedback. Do you have scalable robust 

We are going to try Postgres (and others), as well as 
mnesia. The reason for my post was to accelerate the mnesia 
exploration, by having hints as to:

a) what problems to look out for in mnesia
b) how to solve them


Dominic Williams


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