[Beowulf] Forwarded from a long time reader having trouble posting

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Tue Dec 1 17:25:07 EST 2009


> 3) which filesystem is advisable knowing that we're calculating on large
> berkeley db databases

I've had friends tell me that I should never use long-lived berkeley
db databases without a good backup-and-recovery or recreate-from-scratch
plan.

Berkeley db comes with a test suite for integrity, and last time I
used it under Linux, it didn't pass.

-- g




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