[erlang-questions] Postgresql vs Mnesia vs Couchdb

G.S. <>
Mon Jun 22 15:46:34 CEST 2009


Thanks for the link, that will work.

On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 11:30 PM, Chris Anderson <> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 6:28 PM, G.S.<> wrote:
> > I'm interested in throughput and reliability.
> >
>
> Even knowing that suggests that you need to look closely at your
> application needs. All three of the databases have throughput and
> reliability, depending on the use. Are you planning to write to
> multiple masters? Do you need offline replication? What sort of
> queries do you need to run?
>
> This page might be a helpful resource:
> http://blog.oskarsson.nu/2009/06/nosql-debrief.html
>
> > On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 2:50 PM, Sean Cribbs <>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Dynomite is a Dynamo clone written mostly in Erlang:
> >> http://github.com/cliffmoon/dynomite
> >>
> >> Your question about benchmarks and scalability is rather vague.  Are you
> >> looking for throughput, availability, reliability, or some other factor?
> >>  Also, you cite three very different databases, that have different
> >> purposes.  I think a better question would be "which one is appropriate
> for
> >> the application I'm building?"
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >>
> >> Sean
> >>
> >>
> >> G.S. wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hello everyone,
> >>>
> >>> Anyone ever ran a benchmark against these 3 dbs to see which ones scale
> >>> better to terabyte scale? Also, are there any well known projects in
> >>> Erlang
> >>> that are similar to Dynamo?
> >>> Also, what does everyone suggest one uses for a db if one knows that
> that
> >>> db
> >>> might grow to be huge, I've heard that mnesia does not scale that well.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> -Gene
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Chris Anderson
> http://jchrisa.net
> http://couch.io
>


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