Best storage method for reader box
davidsen at tmr.com
Wed Apr 28 13:02:27 UTC 2004
Mike Zanker wrote:
> 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?
The main advantage of CNFS is that it keeps you from running out of disk
space. This is such a huge advantage that I next properly tried anything
else. Well, other than tradindexed when it was the only game in town.
On a reader machine you will probably not like any file per article
storage under heavy load.
-bill davidsen (davidsen at tmr.com)
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