28 Feb 2008 28 Feb '08
Oleg Broytmann wrote:
Sorry, can I ask an additional question? These words - what they were about? about the architecture of BDBStorage and Subversion, or about the very BerkeleyDB, or about what?
I don't know all details and it was several years ago so some of my saying may not be correct. I wasn't involved in the project. Please contact Jim Fulton from Zope Corp if you are interested in more details.
More than 5 years ago Zope Corp was working on a Berkeley DB backend for ZODB. It was more of a marketing decision to show large companies that ZODB is using a well known database instead of a self made one. The project failed due to problems with the Berkeley db. I vaguely remember something with transactions and speed ...