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From Suresh Thalamati <suresh.thalam...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Updated: (DERBY-1297) implement a derby specific "disk quota" on the data stored the database.
Date Fri, 05 May 2006 22:23:58 GMT
I think some support to find free disk space  is added into jdk1.6 
release. a long pending request 
(http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=4057701 )is fixed 
in jdk1.6.

-suresh

Mike Matrigali (JIRA) wrote:
>      [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1297?page=all ]
> 
> Mike Matrigali updated DERBY-1297:
> ----------------------------------
> 
> 
> The following comments assume the current file per index/table allocation implementation.
 An alternate implmentation which 
> used a 1 file with multiple table/indexes model would present different challenges.
> 
> I don't believe java gives a good way to track space used in the filesystem by directory,
so I think the only option here is for the storage engine to maintain the data itself.  This
would mean some new, on disk, logged data structure --- with information 
> about all the allocation maps in the system.   No obvious place jumps to mind, seems
like a new store specific system catalog would be necessary.  This is not that hard, just
different from the current implementation where all the store specific metadata is associated
with the tables themselves, either in the container header or in special control rows in the
page 1 of the file.
> 
> One downside of this feature is that it will introduce another point of contention that
could possible reduce throughput in a 
> multi-user system.  Currently allocation to 2 different files requires no coordination
between threads, this feature would require
> some sort of coordination for every allocate, file creation, file drop, and compress
table operation.
> 
> 
> 
>>implement a derby specific "disk quota"  on the data stored the database.
>>-------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>>         Key: DERBY-1297
>>         URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1297
>>     Project: Derby
>>        Type: New Feature
> 
> 
>>    Reporter: Mike Matrigali
>>    Priority: Minor
> 
> 
>>Implement some way for users to indicate the amount of disk space in a specific segment
of the database.  Current derby data files in one database can only reside in a single segment,
but it would be good to consider implementation of the storage module which could allow  data
across multiple segments.  In the current implementation Derby just uses the space available
in the current seg0 directory until an allocation fails, subsquent attempts to grow the database
result in errors for the associate insert or update statement.  
> 
> 


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