Lazy Blogging Continued

Here is a great posting I just read on Slashdot ( that is full of nuggets about the Reiser4 and ZFS file system implementations and the tradeoffs they make. Interesting stuff to a database geek.

Because of CouchDb's copy-on-write semantics, the storage engine doesn't rely on ordered writes, just in case you were wondering. MySQL has a pluggable storage engine layer so each storage engine does it's own unique thing, which allows for lots of tuning opportunities.

Posted May 30, 2007 1:27 PM