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Re: Using MySQL as a filesystem

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 72.188.239.230] on February 16, 2008 03:37 PM
I agree that being able to query the filesystem using SQL would be useful when you want to add a layer of file attributes to all your files. But that's just it - make an extra layer that parallels the existing file structure that you want attributed. There's no reason why you have to roll your filesystem into MySQL just to enjoy the benefits of using SQL to attribute, browse, and search your files. There are tons of applications that already do this and it makes the best of both worlds.

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