OO Database question with FLASH drive

Todd Blanchard tblanchard at mac.com
Tue Nov 14 22:05:50 UTC 2006

have you looked into image segments?

On Nov 14, 2006, at 1:54 PM, Jon Hylands wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I'm in the process of starting the next version of my autonomous
> controller, which is going to be much more like a brain than  
> anything I've
> done before. I want to use an OO database to store persistent  
> "memory" type
> data, but the first version of this brain is going to run on a  
> gumstix.
> The gumstix uses a MMC FLASH card as the file system (under linux), so
> there are issues with writing data to the drive many times (FLASH  
> has write
> limits). I haven't looked too closely at any of the OO databases  
> that are
> available for Squeak, but I need one that doesn't write to the file  
> system
> unless I explicitly tell it to commit a transaction.
> This may end up being a non-issue, but I'd like to hear from the  
> developers
> or peope in the know if I need to be concerned.
> Thanks,
> Jon
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>    Jon Hylands      Jon at huv.com      http://www.huv.com/jon
>   Project: Micro Seeker (Micro Autonomous Underwater Vehicle)
>            http://www.huv.com

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