[erlang-questions] non-atomic nature of mnesia:dirty_update_counter

Marcos Ortiz <>
Mon Mar 7 17:16:22 CET 2011

On Mon, 2011-03-07 at 14:39 +0000, Chandru wrote: 
> FWIW, we use mnesia in about 20 different systems all doing various stuff in
> the network. Yes, mnesia doesn't handle partitioned networks very well, but
> we've just learned to work around this. The 2G limit is not a limit at all -
> just fragment your table. Our customer database of about 60 million entries
> is partitioned into 128 fragments and it handles about 350 million lookups a
> day, and the CPUs are rather bored on that machine.

Chandru, can you share with us this knowledge in a article or a talk
about this work with nmesia?


 Marcos Luís Ortíz Valmaseda
 Software Engineer
 Centro de Tecnologías de Gestión de Datos (DATEC)
 Universidad de las Ciencias Informáticas

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