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From Rick Hillegas <rick.hille...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: Biggest Apache Derby database(s).
Date Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:17:56 GMT
On 1/9/14 8:49 AM, Paul Linehan wrote:
> Hi Rick,
>
>>> I would like to know (with references/URLs preferably) what are the
>>> kinds of sizes that large Derby installs stretch to? Would it go to 1TB?
>>> More? Less?
>> At Sun Microsystems
>
> Straight from the horse's mouth no less! :)
>
>
>> we ran a stress test on a Derby database which
>> successfully grew to 500GB.
>> I have no reason to believe that Derby wouldn't scale to 1TB as well.
>
> I perhaps should have mentioned that I'm interested in both the
> client-server and embedded - no difference?
Hi Paul,

The database size shouldn't be affected by how you connect 
(client-server vs. embedded). However, network overhead may add some 
performance drag when you store and retrieve data.

Hope this helps,
-Rick
>   Though, at the moment,
> 0.5TB - 1TB would be the absolute max - and performance
> would not be the major criterion.
>
>
> Paul...
>
>
>> -Rick
>


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