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From Vadim Gritsenko <>
Subject Re: Xindice filer, Re: Jisp 3.0 moved to GPL licence
Date Fri, 20 Feb 2004 16:09:35 GMT
Geoff Howard wrote:

> Vadim Gritsenko wrote:
>> Upayavira wrote:
>>> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
>>>> Maybe this is a crazy idea but: Is posible to replace jisp with Apache
>>>> Xindice? Mainly because I have concerns for another ugly move (as jisp
>>>> did) if we choose a solution from a 3rd party again. If we use Apache
>>>> Xindice I think this cannot happen again.
>>> Could do. How efficient is XIndice? It would need to be pretty 
>>> efficient on binary data too, as that is our primary use case.
>> Xindice has a Filer abstraction, and there is BTreeFiler 
>> implementation. It stores binary objects under an arbitrary binary 
>> key, and keys are organized into the BTree for fast store/retrieval. 
>> See test for filer here:

>> Filer uses several RandomAccessFile descriptors to provide concurrent 
>> reads / writes to the file.
> Does that answer mean you think a XIndice persistent store 
> implementation would be a good fit?  As you're involved heavily in 
> both projects, you'd be the best to comment probably...

It would work. Take a look at the linked class, as well as at Filer 
interface. What's your opinion?


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