[Baypiggies] Robust data stores

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Fri Jan 23 16:21:07 CET 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009, Drew Perttula wrote:
> On another topic, does anyone have experience with the other dbm modules  
> such as tokyo cabinet? I'm looking for something to use instead of  
> berkeleydb since I'm sick of dealing with berkeleydb corruptions every  
> several days. I can't manage to settle on a 'safe' config since I use  
> multiple machines and distros. I'm ready to give up some write  
> performance for robustness.

I'll second Nathan's comment about moving away from DBM.  Supposedly you
can figure out robust ways of using it, but in my last job, we just kept
moving more and more stuff into PostgreSQL.
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