[Mailman-Users] Storing list information in a SQL database

Matt Doughty mdoughty at gmail.com
Fri Jun 30 22:58:24 CEST 2006

On 6/30/06, Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net> wrote:
> Matt Doughty wrote
> >I run a rather interesting mailman setup with a very large number of
> lists
> >that have a lot of traffic.
> >This has lead to a couple issues mostly tied to storing all the data in
> >pickle files. If I could replace
> >the pickle interface with something that stores to a SQL database I could
> >load balance the service, and
> >stick the web interface and cron jobs a box dedicated to that
> purpose.  My
> >question is:
> >does anyone know of a plugin replacement to cpickle that will store data
> in
> >a database (not as a blob), and
> >has anyone created any sort of schema for storing list data in a
> database?
> >
> >I figured I would ask before recreating the wheel.
> I don't know of any plugin replacement for cpickle or any current
> effort to store the entire list config in an SQL database (it's on the
> 'futures' list), but there are member adaptors for Mailman that will
> store the membership portion in the config in a mySQL database. It
> doesn't seem like that's what you're looking for, but see
> < http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-users/2006-June/051846.html>.
> --
> Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan
I was aware of the membership adaptor. I guess I can create an
interface that does more or less what I want. Thanks for the info.


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