joost at antarean.org
Wed Sep 22 09:50:07 EDT 2010
On Wednesday 22 September 2010 15:29:20 Kenneth Marshall wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 10:48:49PM +0930, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> > On 22/09/2010, at 22:33, Kenneth Marshall wrote:
> > >> On a bad shutdown it requires admin intervention very frequently which
> > >> is pretty tedious.
> > >>
> > >> And yes, upgrading it is also a PITA.
> > >
> > > That is why we moved to skiplist. The server would require manual
> > > intervention to even restart after certain types of system events.
> > > It is hard to explain why mail was unavailable for 30+mins. when
> > > the server rebooted in 2mins. BDB would need to be much, much
> > > easier to manage and be more robust for us to use.
> > Yep, I plan to migrate to skiplist some day :)
> > Now if only I could use skiplist with openldap ;)
> Sadly, OpenLDAP does need the performance of BDB.
With current "LDIF" exports of OpenLDAP, the downtime caused by a corrupt BDB
database is "acceptable".
Is a similar method possible with cyrus?
Eg. a simple command that exports all BDB-database-files to a simple format
that can easily be re-imported into Cyrus when the DBD is corrupted?
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