[erlang-questions] mnesia sync_transactions not fsynced?

Dan Gudmundsson <>
Thu Oct 27 13:52:48 CEST 2011


On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 1:36 PM, Matthew Sackman <> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 01:24:59PM +0200, Dan Gudmundsson wrote:
>> The only guarantee you have is that complete commits will be written to disc.
>
> Choice of language here is very important.

Sorry my language is bad Swedish, which get worse when translated :-/

>
> Do you agree that the lack of a disk_log:sync means that the complete
> commits that are actually written to disk may be a subset of the commits
> that mnesia completes?

Yes that is correct.
If you want more safety you add more nodes/replicas.

/Dan



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