Coda File System

Re: is coda right for me? (mail servers)

From: Ivan Popov <>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2004 08:34:31 +0200
Hello Jerry,

> > One misconception about Coda is that it is optimized for
> > distantly placed servers, it is not.
> I have not viewed the source, but would it be overly complex to apply 
> zlib, or other compression scheme, to the data stream?

Possibly not, but it is not planned/expected afaik.
Consider participating the rewrite effort :)
there are some changes which are needed and anticipated yet nobody
has undertaken the task, like adding strong encryption.

> Is there a function that we could apply to calculate log size, e.g. for 
> (X amount maximum disconnected server time) and (Y expected amount of 
> data) - allocate at least Z size log?

The log size is in the order of the amount of changes made during
the other server down time. Modification logs are per volume,
so volumes with high update rate would need bigger logs.

Received on 2004-10-12 02:36:06