On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Jamie Krasnoo wrote:
> Yes. It definitely would. I didn't know Yahoo uses MySQL.
> What would be great for an interim is if a script could determine the space
> available and suggest the settings to create the table. I see that by
> setting RAID_CHUNKS you could tell how many directories MySQL should make.
> The script could evenly distribute those directories and make the links and
> directories for MySQL.
> Sent: Sunday, June 17, 2001 11:53 PM
> To: Jamie Krasnoo
> Cc: MySQL
> Subject: Re: raid tables
> On Sun, Jun 17, 2001 at 11:48:04PM -0700, Jamie Krasnoo wrote:
> > Is there a way to tell MySQL to automatically spread its tables over
> > a number of disks without going through the trouble of symbolic
> > linking the chunks to the different disks?
> There isn't yet, no. It'd certainly be a nice addition, though,
> wouldn't it?
As author of this RAID code I would like to know, how did you see this in
- As MySQL command "DISTRIBUTE TABLES ...."?
- As some kind of external script?
- Other way?
I would like to implement this feature but currently I do not see an
smooth way to do it. Maybe something like "LINK RAID DIR 1 to
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