[cap-talk] Styles of persistance

Jonathan S. Shapiro shap at eros-os.com
Fri Apr 4 04:17:03 CDT 2008


On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 19:06 -0700, Bill Frantz wrote:
> jed at nersc.gov (Jed Donnelley) on Thursday, April 3, 2008 wrote:
> 
> >Perhaps Bill can explain what makes the KeyKOS space bank unusual
> >in this regard.  I'm afraid I don't know what a "space bank" is
> >or how it is organized internally.  Is that relevant to this
> >discussion?

As an analogy, imagine converting some application from one database
(e.g. Oracle) to another (e.g. Sybase) under the constraint that you
cannot take the application down during conversion.



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