[Spread-users] MSG PERSISTENCE IN DISK
ben at algroup.co.uk
Wed Nov 13 11:42:58 EST 2002
Daniel Rall wrote:
> Ben Laurie <ben at algroup.co.uk> writes:
>>Manuel Duran Aguete wrote:
>>> We are newbies usign spread.
>>> We are interested in adding disk-based persintence feature for
>>>msgs. We are thinking in storing the messages in a local db file, to be
>>>able to deliver a msg if the server/client crashes. Any suggestion or
>>>idea is wellcome.
>>There's a paper all about how to do this properly on the Spread
>>website. The Spread guys have threatened to actually produce an
>>implementation, but no word on when :-)
>>I think it'd be cool to have.
> Hooking a persistance mechanism up to Spread is a great idea. Even
> better would be if this persistance mechanism provided versioning!
> Lately I've been dreaming about hooking Spread up to Subversion,
> and vice versa.
> Subversion uses BerkeleyDB as its backend (a "local db file," as
> suggested above by Manuel), and includes both a repository access
> and file system API. Subversion is implemented using the Apache
> Portable Runtime C support library (and the server as a module for
> Apache httpd), and runs on unixy and windows systems. Though still in
> development, it has been self hosting for over a year.
> The combination would make not only an ideal gateway for a persistent,
> versioned message store with access control, but would eventually
> allow Subversion to provide distributed/federated repositories.
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