Sven Schott <sven_schott / compnow.com.au> wrote:
> Pstore is a bit too simple as I need something that handles multiple 
> clients and I don't really want to write a transaction engine(I'm 
> hardly qualified), so MySQL(or Post) would be my first choice. I just 
> really wanted to know if using the MySQL ruby libraries would be faster 
> or slower than the File ruby library. How well would ruby handle 
> passing binary data to MySQL? How fast would it be? Should I just stick 
> to file operations?
> 
> Sven
> 
> P.S. I had a look at Madeleine but I don't have the memory size for it( 
> some of the files can be a few hundred MB and when you have several 
> thousand files... :)    )

In that case, keep the files as files.  Next issue is, why not put your
"info" in file instead of in database.

-- 
William Park, Open Geometry Consulting, <opengeometry / yahoo.ca>
Slackware -- because I can type.