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Subject: Re: [boost] [afio] Formal review of Boost.AFIO
From: Darren Cook (darren_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-31 15:57:15

>>> But if I want a fast, disk-based database, I'll use sqlite - which
>>> does a lot more for me - not go straight to the filesystem.
>> Or, something like Redis, because it is fast, established, and most
>> importantly is cluster-ready. (*)
> This is like comparing SQLite to Oracle. They have totally different
> use cases.
> Even beyond that again, AFIO is not a database. It's a set of
> primitives from which one can build file system applications which
> could include a database.

What other applications are likely to use AFIO? (In the sense that it
will make the application distinctly faster, more useful or easier to
maintain than if existing C++ file system functions were used.)


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