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Re: problem restated RE: inode-max and file-max question (less cryptic)



On Tue, 2004-03-16 at 08:24, Ben Yau wrote:
> Hi again
> 
> Perhaps I should just state he original issue (in case I am barking up the
> wrong tree by looking at file-max/inode-max).
> 
> The programmer wlil want to do some tracking.  the tracking will take place
> every month.. So we are looking at one main root dir, 12 subdirs (one for
> each month), and up to 1.5 million files generated per month.
> 
> What is the proper way to do this?

I just realized my last message was too cryptic.

You really don't want to start creating a directory with up to 1.5
million files.  The performance will be horrendous.  

What you would really want to do is have your tracking application use a
database to keep the tracking records.  Will also make it much easier to
search/retrieve information.

Regards,
Ed

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