Coda File System

Re: Large servers ...

From: Robert Watson <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 1999 11:31:45 -0500 (EST)
On Thu, 21 Jan 1999, Peter J. Braam wrote:

> Holding databases in a distributed file system requires locking.  Coda has
> no facility to do this.  Sorry you'll have to use another system.
> For true redundancy you should look into a replicated database, since
> there is more to it that merely replicating the log and data file.

And needless to say, as a replicated database will have finer granularity,
and possibly understanding of the dependencies between changes,
performance should be dramatically better (specically in the areas Wolfram
mentioned :).

Something about an end-to-end argument...

  Robert N Watson    
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Received on 1999-01-21 11:32:12