[erlang-questions] Mnesia best practices

Dana.RUBINO <>
Wed Sep 24 16:56:03 CEST 2008


Hi Mazen,

Can you be more specific please? I have had a look at the OTP Design principles i.e. release handling as suggested.

Although it mentions target systems and building a release (.rel which looks good) it doesn't specify how I might specify the working Mnesia instance which I also want starting?

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: Mazen Harake [mailto:]
Sent: 24 September 2008 15:30
To: RUBINO, Dana, GBM
Cc: 
Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] Mnesia best practices

Use targets systems that conform to OTP release handling and and this sort of things come to you for free... you don't need to start Mnesia from your application.

/Mazen

 wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Anyone know the prescribed way for ensuring an Mnesia DB is up and
> running (if not then start it) when starting up an erlang application?
>
> I would ideally like a process which is in charge of starting Mnesia
> and monitoring it to ensure it has not gone down?
>
> Should I just use a supervisor for this?
>
> Thanks,
> Dan
>
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