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Re: Obvious questions

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on July 17, 2008 04:18 AM
Are you serious? A database is the best thing for datamining,
but can never beat a properly tuned disk unless you have it
running on a beefy server with lots of ram.

Lets do some math:
Overhead of database + overhead of disk !< overhead of disk

One of the best things you can do is prefix the logfile location with a "-" such as:
*.* -/var/log/all.log

That prevents syslogs from calling sync() and flushing every write to disk. It also means there is
a chance of loosing some syslog lines, but it gives you much less disk writes.

Feel free to flame:


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