[erlang-questions] ets table instead of large record
Sat Oct 22 14:08:16 CEST 2011
I'll probably get banned for suggesting this: process dictionary ;)
> Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2011 07:19:18 -0400
> From: freza@REDACTED
> To: joelr1@REDACTED
> CC: erlang-questions@REDACTED
> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] ets table instead of large record
> # Joel Reymont 2011-10-22:
> > I have a record of 80 fields or so.
> > I would like to use an ETS table for each instance of this record.
> > Each field of the record would become a separate key in my table.
> > Are there any drawbacks to this approach?
> ETS tables are somewhat scarce resource, I'd consider using global
> table instead of having it per-instance. Other than that, can you
> tell more about expected access patterns, timing requirements and
> such? Things can get tricky if you need something that looks too
> much like transactions (but it's not impossible).
> -- Jachym
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