[Seaside] Re: Database Integration

Petr petr at madnetwork.org
Thu Jun 1 20:02:00 UTC 2006

go for Magma, you will have your life a lot easier than with OmniBase.

Brad Fuller wrote:
> Ramon Leon wrote:
>>> Still, it seems that a separate dB would provide a nice way 
>>> of accessing different types of data, large quantity of data, 
>>> and a good backup system.
>>> Am I wrong in thinking this? Let's say you need to store 
>>> audio data and/or video data. This can become quite large.
>>> What architecture are you suggesting when you recommend object dBs?
>>> brad
>> Personally, I use Goods, check out the following tutorials on the
>> matter...
>> http://www.shaffer-consulting.com/david/Seaside/SeasideAndGOODS/
>> http://www.techgame.net/projects/Seaside/wiki/UsingGOODS
>> There is also, OmniBase, and Magma.  Goods and Magma are server based,
>> OmniBase is file based.  I never quite got OmniBases tamed for Seaside
>> due to it's multiversion concurrency control and sharing objects between
>> transactions, but I know others have.  Magma worked great, as simple as
>> Goods, but was too new at the time;  I chose Goods instead.  Things may
>> have changed since then.
> Thanks for the pointers. I'll check them out.
> brad

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