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

Juan Jose Comellas <>
Wed Dec 12 00:31:52 CET 2007


Yes, we are using Slony (http://slony.info/) for PostgreSQL replication,
which works very well and is very easy to use.


On 12/11/07, Dominic Williams <
> wrote:
>
> 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
> replication?
>
> 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
>
> Regards,
>
> Dominic Williams
> http://dominicwilliams.net
>
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