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From Emmanuel Lécharny <>
Subject Re: Backend improvements
Date Sun, 17 Feb 2013 07:25:38 GMT
Le 2/17/13 2:53 AM, Howard Chu a écrit :
> Emmanuel Lécharny wrote:
>> I the long term, I would favor Mavibot for a couple of reasons :
>> - first, it's a MVCC base, so we can conduct concurrent searches and
>> modifications (although we can't do many modifications at the same
>> time).
>> - second, we have a complete understanding of the code : we wrote it.
>> It's easier to understand the impact of the modifications we hve done
>> on it.
>> - third, we can have a dedicated backend based on the current Mavibot
>> code, where all the data are in memory (that would work with a few tens
>> of thousands entries, and the performances will be blazing fast).
>> I'd like to know what's your opinion.
> Is it a requirement to stick to pure java? We recently had someone
> inquire about a java wrapper for our Lightning DB library. Developing
> that could get you a big boost without as much development effort,
> assuming JNI is practical for deployments.
The pb with JNI is that deploying an application becomes a PITA, and I'm
not talking about embedding the server into a web application :/

Emmanuel Lécharny 

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