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From Valentin Cozma <valentin.co...@atreides.ro>
Subject Re: Client/server plus network storage of database files
Date Tue, 23 Sep 2008 23:05:48 GMT
Stanley Bradbury wrote:
> Not being a hardware or network guy I  can't speak in detail to all 
> the TLAs you are using but do know the following is documented:  Derby 
> database files must reside local to the machine hosting the Derby DBMS 
> engine.  So that leaves out anything over TCP/IP and I know that NFS 
> mounts, Windows file shares and Samba mounts.  These systems will 
> result in corruptions because there is not way to insure that a 
> physical write to disk was completed. 

from what I know the problem is that nfs blocks and doesn't raise an 
exception until SO tcp timeout is reached ( linux default 2 hours )

don't know about samba

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