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From: Sebastian Redl (sebastian.redl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-16 19:26:11

Phil Endecott wrote:
> But in order to be useful, such a library would need to offer all of
> the important features of current databases, i.e. good performance with
> huge on-disk data sets, transactions, client/server operation,
> concurrency, and so on. To some extent these requirements can be
> usefully addressed as individual problems.
> So if someone is looking for something to do, how about starting with
> containers, iterators and allocators for huge on-disk data structures.
> This could be based on the existing shared memory containers, but using
> mmap()ed windows into files. Then we'd probably want some sort of
> dynamic algorithm selection ("query planning") mechanism.
Aren't you designing a database here instead of a generic relational

Sebastian Redl

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