brad at danga.com
Sat Apr 30 13:40:34 PDT 2005
On Sat, 30 Apr 2005, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> MogileFS looks quite interesting. I have some questions.
> - How do you pronounce "mogile"?
> - The CVS server is refusing logins. Is this the right place to connect?
> Logging in to :pserver:anonymous at danga.com:2401/home/cvspub
> CVS password:
> cvs [login aborted]: connect to danga.com(184.108.40.206):2401 failed:
> Connection refused
It's down because I haven't upgraded it after the latest cvs security
hole, so I'm playing it safe.
> - Was MogileFS involved in the big LiveJournal crash ? Are you
> reconsidering MySQL now?
No, and no. MogileFS and MySQL were great. The only problem was our RAID
cards lying SCSI disks that had write-caching forced on, and required
special tools to make them actually hit disk. There's no reason a disk
should have its own write-back cache.... that's the dumbest thing ever,
especially behind a RAID card w/ a huge battery-backed write-back cache.
> - Is development active?
Yes. But slower lately because it does pretty much everything we need.
If you have different needs, let us know.
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