[erlang-questions] Mnesia 25MB database takes 15min to load!!!
Scott Lystig Fritchie
Thu Oct 8 23:26:21 CEST 2009
Paul Fisher <> wrote:
pf> Do you have a secondary index defined on the table? I have seem
pf> similar behavior when a secondary index is defined, and have changed
pf> our designs to not use them at all. Without, disk_copies tables
pf> load at disk i/o speed.
Mnesia secondary indexes are great, until you have a secondary index key
that occurs in lots of records. Secondary keys are implemented using
ETS 'bag'/'duplicate_bag' (I can never remember, sorry). Inserting the
same key repeatedly into the secondary index ETS table will get you
See this long thread for more details:
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