[erlang-questions] Mnesia Backup/Fallback Problems With Schema

Gordon Guthrie <>
Sun Jun 10 12:47:20 CEST 2012


> A single process handling a specific set of rows would handle that in
> most cases?  What are the transactions needed for?  No way to work
> around?

You need to co-ordinate the update to several tables and roll back and
restore on failure - either use a TM or write one - better not to
write your own..

Gordon

On 9 June 2012 10:08, OvermindDL1 <> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 2:09 AM, Gordon Guthrie <> wrote:
>>> Since you do use very large tables, have you thought about something
>>> like Riak, which does handle this fine?
>>
>> We need transactions...
>
> A single process handling a specific set of rows would handle that in
> most cases?  What are the transactions needed for?  No way to work
> around?



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