RossBoylan at stanfordalumni.org
Fri Apr 26 23:37:00 UTC 2002
On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 01:51:48PM -0500, Aaron J Reichow wrote:
> Oh, yes, my point. Squeak does things differently than software in other
> lineages. When I want to store data, I don't think about using MySQL. I
> cringe when I see projects on freshmeat.net that use MySQL for keeping
> lists of mp3s or a few thousand contacts. I just use an image segment or
> SmartRefStream. More natural in the context of the environment, and
> easier to boot.
Could you (or someone else) say more about image segments and
SmartRefStreams for data storage? What exactly does one need to do?
I ask as someone who's building up a lot of data in my image, and
getting a bit nervous about it. I'd love a real object database, but
GemStone is only available on Linux non-commercially (and I run MS
Windows too), and MinneStore seems not to have been migrated to recent
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