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Today at 8:48am, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> --On Tuesday, January 27, 2004 7:24 AM -0500 Frank Swasey
> <Frank.Swasey@uvm.edu> wrote:
> > On Mon, 26 Jan 2004 at 7:03pm, Howard Chu wrote:
> >> In BDB 4.2 there's a new option to turn off transaction logging. This can
> >> provide another 25% gain for bdb/hdb.
> > Isn't the transaction log the log.* files that are used by db_recover to
> > rebuild the database (without a complete slapadd) after a system crash?
> > So, wouldn't turning that off be *bad*?
> I believe the point is to turn the log.* files off for the full data load,
> not to keep them off after the system has started running. Much as in the
> same way one does the DB_TXN_NOSYNC flag when doing the initial dataload.
Ah, that would make sense...