[erlang-questions] Is there a maximum mnesia table count?

Armando Di Cianno <>
Tue Feb 22 15:23:14 CET 2011


Håkan,

> Mnesia itself does not impose any hard limitations in this regard. But Mnesia
> uses ets and dets as table storage and they have (configurable) upper limits.
> dets does not impose a limit itself, but each dets table consumes an open port.
> In practise there are other considerations that limits the number of tables,
> such as memory consumption and performance.
>
> See http://www.erlang.org/doc/efficiency_guide/advanced.html for more details
> about system limits.

Much appreciated - this is exactly the info I needed.

__armando


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