[erlang-questions] mnesia as website database

Toby Thain toby@REDACTED
Tue Mar 4 15:30:54 CET 2008

On 4-Mar-08, at 4:40 AM, Rapsey wrote:

> What are the disadvantages of using mnesia as a website DB? It  
> would more or less store user data, comments and articles. I have  
> never used it for larger amounts of data, but since it makes  
> fragmentation and transactions so easy, it seems like it would be  
> the perfect database even for large sites.
> But I think most yaws sites use Postgresql/mysql right? Why?

You get SQL; plus you might want to run 3rd party applications that  
use SQL etc, etc.


> thanks
> Sergej
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