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Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?

From: ioguix <ioguix(at)free(dot)fr>
To: Kevin Hunter <hunteke(at)earlham(dot)edu>
Cc: Postgres Advocacy List <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Need for PostgreSQL demand?
Date: 2007-11-06 13:23:36
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Kevin Hunter wrote :
> 
> I know that it has so far proven infeasible,
> but what about something like a DB-backed filesystem?  Having the
> ability to ask the filesystem for what I want (in terms of tags,
> identifying characteristics, etc) rather than having to keep everything
> organized myself ... well, I won't go into the merits of the concept as
> I'm sure y'all know way more than I.  The point is that a project of
> this nature would use a DB but hide that fact from the end-user.  I
> don't know if Postgres would fit in this role, but all the qualities of
> the DB would shine through (ACID, speed, parallel usage, fine-grained
> security, ...)
This project exists. It's a student project called noofs. Unfortunatly,
it seems they are laking of web hoster (fr:
http://blog.gmane.org/gmane.comp.file-systems.noofs.devel).

I head about them on internet, then in a french OSS event where they did
some exciting demos...

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Guillaume 'ioguix' de Rorthais
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