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From Mike Matrigali <mikem_...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: DB Tables on separate hardisks
Date Fri, 27 Jan 2006 18:39:43 GMT
I agree, I would not recommend building an application assuming the
following will always work (and it may even only partially work and
fail in some manner during recovery in the future).

Out of curiosity, what is driving the request.  Is it I/O throughput,
or just that you have space on 2 disks rather than one?

Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> David W. Van Couvering wrote:
>>Well, it's tricky to do symbolic links since Derby creates the tables
>>within a directory.  I guess what you could do is create the tables,
>>shut down Derby, move the table(s) to a different disk device, create a
>>soft link, and start Derby up again.  Hey, that might work! (ever the
> Since that's obviously not how Derby is intended to function, don't
> assume such tricks will always work in the future. Or even now.
> Compress table, rollback of a drop table and other functionality will
> all move the files back (I think) to their intended location. In the
> future automated space re-allocation work might perform similar renames
> on the files.
> Dan.

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