On Tue, 2 Jan 2001, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > On Mon, 1 Jan 2001, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > > I can only imagine how they got databases working through NFS. Having
> > > the backend on one server and the files on another is really quite risky.
> > Well, both Microsoft and Oracle support NFS mounted database device
> > files with NetApp filers.
> Quite a trick. NFS, being state-less, is really a bad platform for such
> things. I know there is NFS locking, but even that is not 100%, if I
> remember correctly.
NFS is state-less if you use UDP connections ... most modern Unices
support TCP NFS as well, providing you a stateful connection ...
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