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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Are you crazy? That would break ACID guarantees for all databases, etc.
fsync() is about much more than data-before-metadata.
This is a regression
Posted Mar 15, 2009 21:28 UTC (Sun) by bojan (subscriber, #14302)
Close to it ;-)
I admit, that was a bit tongue-in-cheek, to point out that current ext3 "lock up on fsync" behaviour is total nonsense.
Posted Mar 16, 2009 14:09 UTC (Mon) by ikm (subscriber, #493)
Once I had MySQL running on an XFS filesystem, and the system has hanged for some reason. The database got broken so horribly I had to restore it from backups. I wouldn't really count on any 'ACID guarantees' here :) An UPS and a ventilated dust-free environment is our only ACID guarantee :)
Posted Mar 17, 2009 5:41 UTC (Tue) by efexis (guest, #26355)
Posted Mar 17, 2009 11:59 UTC (Tue) by ikm (subscriber, #493)
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