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An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
Would certainly be an option for the notmuch mail client...
The notmuch mail client
Posted Nov 18, 2009 16:42 UTC (Wed) by jond (subscriber, #37669)
Anyway, I think xapian is more fit-for-purpose for this problem than a
generic relational database.
Posted Nov 18, 2009 17:25 UTC (Wed) by wstephenson (subscriber, #14795)
Contrary to what you've heard Akonadi doesn't require a configured mysql server running on the machine. It spawns a per-session instance of mysql running a custom config that is tweaked, minimal and secure. We started with mysql-embedded but after running into weird problems with it, went for the standalone process - it doesn't create significantly more overhead and we think we have the process management sorted.
You do still have to have an installed mysql though. Postgresql and sqlite support are being worked on, but we've run into a lot of problems with heavily multithreaded access to sqlite.
Posted Nov 25, 2009 23:12 UTC (Wed) by xoddam (subscriber, #2322)
Try delegating writes to a dedicated thread (per db handle) and allowing only read access from other threads.
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