[Seaside] OmniBase

Yar Hwee Boon hboon at motionobj.com
Mon Dec 26 14:18:44 CET 2005

On 26-Dec-05, at PM 09:08, Philippe Marschall wrote:

> 2005/12/26, Yar Hwee Boon <hboon at motionobj.com>:
>> I'm intending to use OmniBase (or at least look at it seriously) for a
>> project that will need to be load balanced across more than 1 server.
>> I'm developing on Mac OS X, intending to deploy on a Linux. Does 
>> anyone
>> have any write up available or experience, gotchas to share, etc, etc?
>> First thing which comes to mind is, does OmniBse still only support
>> non-local access using file sharing? Thanks!
> Forget it, accessing the same OmniBase database (filesystem) from
> multiple images does not work relyably on *nix and Squeak. Mostly
> because Squeak file IO is ****ed (example
> http://bugs.impara.de/view.php?id=2149) and filelocking doesn't work.
> Maybe it works on Windows (only the Windows verison is officially
> supported).
> Yes, we tried it and we failded.

Opps. Thanks. Did you use a RDBMS instead? Any thoughts on Magma?

Hwee Boon
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