Best storage method for reader box
rra at stanford.edu
Tue Apr 27 14:15:02 UTC 2004
Mike Zanker <mike-sender-6677e0 at zanker.org> writes:
> I'm looking for the best compromise between news reader speed and
> expire times.
> My own experience so far is that tradindexed offers good performance
> for readers (fast XOVER and NEWNEWS) but can take ages to expire.
> Timecaf gives a relatively quick expire but XOVER is horrendous on a
> group with a few thousand unread articles.
> How are timehash and CNFS in this respect?
I think that the performance that you're seeing is dominated by checking
for nonexistant articles. If I'm right, timecaf is basically the worst
case there right now, I believe, and everything else is faster.
I've not noticed any significant performance issues with CNFS or timehash
in this regard.
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