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Re: NetBSD on a database server - WAPBL, softdeps

On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 04:00:17PM +0100, Hugo Silva wrote:
> and keeping in mind softdeps are scheduled to be removed in 6.0  
> (, 
> what is the recommended configuration, filesystem wise, for a database  
> server running on NetBSD? Wouldn't running with "bare" UFS be too slow?

Why would you expect any benefit from either WAPBL or soft updates on
a database server?  Databases (or, at least, any database worth using)
manage their tablespaces independently, generally without creating or
deleting files in the filesystem -- or doing so very seldom, if at all.

Thor Lancelot Simon                               
    "Even experienced UNIX users occasionally enter rm *.* at the UNIX
     prompt only to realize too late that they have removed the wrong
     segment of the directory structure." - Microsoft WSS whitepaper

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