[Sugar-devel] dumping datastore to another filesystem

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Fri May 15 12:54:35 EDT 2009

On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 5:54 AM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 2:41 PM, Carol Farlow Lerche <cafl at msbit.com> wrote:
>> Since you grant my premise, the corollary is that it wouldn't hurt to have
>> mono installed.  See here about the mono footprint on disk and in memory.
> That's so simplified that is stupid. Let's avoid such simplifications here.
> I'll introduce a new major runtime if there is a major "killer app" it
> brings. I am trying to add high-value functionality while _removing_
> memory footprint so XS-on-XO is viable.



> So 2 examples to compare:
>  - The mono code we're looking at would replace 40 lines of PHP, and
> add the burden on me of maintaining a bit of the XS in yet another
> language and toolkit.
>  - ejabberd has been an incredible timesink, every time we want to do
> something with it, it takes a very long time because few people know
> erlang, and while I've learned a lot about it, I'm slow with it. But
> it's worth it: no other jabber server is as efficient (memory/cpu) as
> ejabberd.
> Overall, I am painfully working to reduce the mem footprint so that
> XS-on-XO is viable. Similar efforts are needed on the Sugar side to
> keep it viable on low-power platforms.
> m
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