On 8/13/06, Francis Cianfrocca <garbagecat10 / gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/13/06, Jon Smirl <jonsmirl / gmail.com> wrote:
> > You are rebuilding many of the features of git.
> > http://git.or.cz/index.html
>
>
> Write-once/read-many is the optimization profile for archival storage,
> but not for a persistent session cache. You're proving yet again that
> there are almost as many valid and useful approaches to this problem
> as there are applications.

Active sessions would stay as files and generate a new key each time
they are changed. Once a day you would sweep them into a pack. You
will need to make some small modifications for the git code to do this
but all of the hard code is already written.

With git's compression you will be able to store hundreds of millions
of session snapshots in a couple of gigs of disk.  It would provide
interesting data for later analysis.

-- 
Jon Smirl
jonsmirl / gmail.com