[erlang-questions] Mnesia

Chaitanya Chalasani <>
Tue Oct 13 03:02:51 CEST 2015


I have almost always managed to delivery solutions using just mnesia. In one case when the data volumes were too high, I have partitioned the data model to use only mnesia for transactions and the rest to oracle. 

> On 13-Oct-2015, at 5:38 AM, Steve Davis <> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I’m almost ashamed to say that it’s taken me over 5 years to come around to understanding the value of mnesia.
> 
> I bought the “well-known” negatives too fast. I have explored relational connectors, DHT solutions and a number of other approaches...
> 
> It’s dawned on me *finally* that 90% of the time, a well implemented mnesia solution would have been better, faster, and cheaper.
> 
> Did I mention "better"?
> 
> Has anyone else had this experience?
> 
> /s
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