[erlang-questions] Mnesia normalized field lookup

Motiejus Jakštys <>
Mon Jan 28 22:53:48 CET 2013


On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 6:00 PM, Szepes Tamás <> wrote:
> As I need to handle ~10^8 records I’d like to normalize these fields to
> spare storage space. However it blows my code if I have to do 3-6 joins in
> every lookup operation, not to mention the inserts.
> Is there any elegant way of handling this situation?

Hi,

this sounds very much like a task for a relational database, for which
mnesia is not the best use case.

Why not sqlite?

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Motiejus Jakštys



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