[Operators] jabber.org stability (was: Re: requiring channel encryption)

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Fri May 2 14:10:47 CDT 2008


On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 8:04 PM, Tomasz Sterna <tomek at xiaoka.com> wrote:
> > All databases do not like when they cannot write on disk.
>  I don't know others, but PostgreSQL is handling it very graceful.
>  The write operations fail (transactions are rolled back) but besides
>  that the server is running fine.
>  As you free some space, situation backs to normal and all new operations
>  work fine.

Yes, Postgres behaved fine when we ran out of space - it's mnesia that
corrupted all the data. I guess it's non-transactional, or such.

/K


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