Sleepycat and CollabNet Open Source Collaboration
Posted Feb 8, 2006 6:27 UTC (Wed) by ctg
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Yeah, I can only think it means "automatic" in the sense of "whenever
anything goes wrong, the system administrator will automatically go
through a full recovery process because he/she knows there isn't any
point in trying to troubleshoot the system".
db4 is the most unreliable DB system I've ever come across - not that it
has failures, but that the smallest problem seems to cause the most major
impact. Impossible to work what is going wrong - everything hangs -
sometimes shutting the system down and doing a db_recover doesn't always
work - and a full dump and restore is required. I've switched to sqlite3
- which is a bit slower but seems to work - working/slow is better than
The annoying part of this announcement is that we are in the process of
switching from CVS to SVN. I'll have to find out what this means w.r.t.
the impact on reliability.
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