[erlang-questions] Which distributed key-value storage do you use?
Wed Aug 12 23:53:14 CEST 2009
Dave Smith wrote:
> I apologize if this is a stupid question, but I was under the
> impression that using mnesia w/ disc_copies meant that your entire
> data set has to fit in RAM? For most large-scale datasets, even with a
> lot of RAM, that makes mnesia not really desirable as you'd get a low
> density of data-to-node (i.e. I can put 1 TB of disk in a node but
> probably can't afford that much RAM).
This was also my impression and is the reason I have avoided Mnesia to
date for anything but small, in-memory distributed databases (such as
keeping web session data and the like). I would love to be told I am
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