Image as a database (was Re: UTF8 Squeak)
janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Sat Jun 9 19:41:47 UTC 2007
Philippe Marschall wrote:
> 2007/6/9, Janko Mivšek <janko.mivsek at eranova.si>:
>> Philippe Marschall wrote:
>> All of us who use image as a database care about space efficiency but on
>> the other side we want all normal string operations to run on unicode
>> strings too.
> The image is not an efficient database. It stores all kind of "crap"
> like Morphs. And it sucks as a database (ACID transactions anyone?).
> Don't even get me started on migration (like Squeak Chronlogy
I admit that I came from VW where I'm running quite a number of web apps
on images which servers also as a sole database and that just works,
reliable and fast.
Now I'm thinking to do the same in Squeak. That is, to use squeak image
as a database, fast and reliable. Am I too naive?
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