Re: Time to change the data store to play with time machine?

2008-04-06 Thread Ted Wood
On 5-Apr-08, at 4:19 PM, Doug Ransom wrote: Angry - no - why would I be angry? Annoyed I am not getting the utility out of Time Machine I would expect, and disturbed all my files archived in Yojimbo are in one big opaque file - yes. (broken record reply, sorry) It's unfortunate

Re: Time to change the data store to play with time machine?

2008-04-05 Thread Doug Ransom
On 4-Apr-08, at 3:02 PM, Rich Siegel wrote: I suggest BareBones consider moving their data store out of the sqlite database and store Yojimbo entries onto the file system. The time machine backups are getting rather large when the whole database is backed up. At the risk of sounding like

Re: Time to change the data store to play with time machine?

2008-04-05 Thread Robert Occhialini Jr.
On Apr 5, 2008, at 5:45 PM, Doug Ransom wrote: On 4-Apr-08, at 3:02 PM, Rich Siegel wrote: I suggest BareBones consider moving their data store out of the sqlite database and store Yojimbo entries onto the file system. The time machine backups are getting rather large when the whole

Re: Time to change the data store to play with time machine?

2008-04-05 Thread Doug Ransom
Didn't mean to be prescriptive. I am not a programmer and could care less about core data or whatever. Certainly I have some understanding of technology and it seems bizarre that no release has been forthcoming that plays well with Time Machine - it certainly is an indication Core Data

Re: Time to change the data store to play with time machine?

2008-04-05 Thread Steven Huey
, but it would be far too slow for storing the web, PDF, and image data that Yojimbo is capable of. The In Memory store would solve your large Time Machine backups since none of your data would be backed up (since all your Yojimbo data would be in RAM), but every time you quit Yojimbo you'd lose

Re: Time to change the data store to play with time machine?

2008-04-05 Thread Jason Carman
small amounts of data, but it would be far too slow for storing the web, PDF, and image data that Yojimbo is capable of. The In Memory store would solve your large Time Machine backups since none of your data would be backed up (since all your Yojimbo data would be in RAM), but every time

Time to change the data store to play with time machine?

2008-04-04 Thread Doug Ransom
I suggest BareBones consider moving their data store out of the sqlite database and store Yojimbo entries onto the file system. The time machine backups are getting rather large when the whole database is backed up. Doug Ransom

Re: Time to change the data store to play with time machine?

2008-04-04 Thread Ted Wood
Hi Doug, You might try excluding your Yojimbo data file from Time Machine backups and using a different backup strategy for your Yojimbo data? ~Ted On 4-Apr-08, at 2:48 PM, Doug Ransom wrote: I suggest BareBones consider moving their data store out of the sqlite database and store

Re: Time to change the data store to play with time machine?

2008-04-04 Thread Jon Morby
On 4 Apr 2008, at 23:02, Rich Siegel wrote: I suggest BareBones consider moving their data store out of the sqlite database and store Yojimbo entries onto the file system. The time machine backups are getting rather large when the whole database is backed up. At the risk of sounding like

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-19 Thread TjL
On 2/18/08, Dennis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm sure Bare Bones has considered this option for Yojimbo. But I suspect there's greater complexity here than meets the eye. Perhaps there are tradeoffs having to do with record encryption or .Mac sync. Would we be willing to sacrifice those

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-18 Thread Dennis
On Feb 15, 2008, at 3:30 AM, Rhet Turnbull wrote: If Yojimbo stored records as separate files and kept metadata and/or index data in smaller DBs then the backup regime would only have to backup those files that had changed instead of the entire xxxMB sqllite file that Yojimbo uses now. I

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-15 Thread Florian Leitner
Coming to think of it, there would be a way to back up Yojimbo with Time Machine: you just need to create a sparse bundle disk image with Disk Utility, put your Yj DB on that and make the Yojimbo folder in ~/Library/Application Support/ an alias to the mountpoint of the image in /Volumes

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-15 Thread Rhet Turnbull
don't backup because it's inconvenient which is one of the main things that Apple was trying to address with Time Machine. Time Machine also has the added advantage of provided checkpoints throughout the day that you can roll-back to (at least for specific files). I'd much rather take the very small

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-15 Thread Robert Sweet
And where exactly is the folder we should exclude? Thanks. On Feb 13, 2008 3:22 PM, Niels Kobschaetzki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Oct 31, 2007 5:03 PM, Steve Kalkwarf [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Before things get too far out of control, I want to clarify some facts about how Time Machine

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-15 Thread Lance
Hello- On Feb 14, 2008, at 4:24 PM, Jan Erik Moström wrote: Rhet Turnbull [EMAIL PROTECTED] 08-02-14 15.09 Then again, Yojimbo's habit of storing everything in a monolithic database has been one of my (few) critiques since Yojimbo was released. Curious, why is this bad? In the case

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-15 Thread Patrick Woolsey
Robert Sweet [EMAIL PROTECTED] sez: And where exactly is the folder we should exclude? http://faq.barebones.com/do_getanswer.php?record_id=133 Regards, Patrick Woolsey == Bare Bones Software, Inc.http://www.barebones.com P.O. Box 1048, Bedford, MA 01730-1048 --

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-14 Thread Patrick Woolsey
Niels Kobschaetzki [EMAIL PROTECTED] sez: On Oct 31, 2007 5:03 PM, Steve Kalkwarf [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Before things get too far out of control, I want to clarify some facts about how Time Machine and Yojimbo. Yojimbo is built on CoreData, the same underlying technology as Aperture

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-14 Thread Rhet Turnbull
I was unaware of the restriction regarding Yojimbo and Time Machine. Fortunately I haven't upgraded to Leopard yet (but had planned to do so now that the 10.5.2 update is out and in fact have the Leopard box sitting on my shelf). Time Machine was one of the driving reasons for me to upgrade

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-14 Thread Jan Erik Moström
Rhet Turnbull [EMAIL PROTECTED] 08-02-14 15.09 Then again, Yojimbo's habit of storing everything in a monolithic database has been one of my (few) critiques since Yojimbo was released. Curious, why is this bad? I hope that BareBones and/or Apple gets this fixed soon. Requiring the user to

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-14 Thread Rhet Turnbull
...if the database file gets corrupted, you could lose all your data instead of only 1 item. The Yojimbo competitor Together (http://reinventedsoftware.com/together/) does it this way, storing each record in a separate file. 3. Time Machine...this breaks things like time machine which offers roll

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-14 Thread Kenneth Kirksey
On Feb 14, 2008, at 4:09 PM, Rhet Turnbull wrote: I hope that BareBones and/or Apple gets this fixed soon. Requiring the user to have two separate backup plans is unacceptable. For me it hasn't been that big of a deal. 1) I excluded my Yojimbo DB from my time machine backups 2) I set up

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-14 Thread TjL
would always be skeptical of a backup solution that runs on live data. I would never use a backup solution that didn't run on live data. Thankfully the days of they system is down for backup are long gone. Whether I use Time Machine or I use Super Duper or Chronosync or something else

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-14 Thread Patrick Woolsey
TjL [EMAIL PROTECTED] sez: It also, I would assume, is why .Mac fails to sync Yojimbo so often. Instead of syncing 1,000 small files, it is trying to sync one monolithic DB. [...] That's not the case; although .Mac must ultimately contain your whole data set before syncing between machines can

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-14 Thread TjL
On 2/14/08, Patrick Woolsey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: TjL [EMAIL PROTECTED] sez: It also, I would assume, is why .Mac fails to sync Yojimbo so often. Instead of syncing 1,000 small files, it is trying to sync one monolithic DB. [...] That's not the case; although .Mac must ultimately

Re: On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2008-02-13 Thread Niels Kobschaetzki
On Oct 31, 2007 5:03 PM, Steve Kalkwarf [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Before things get too far out of control, I want to clarify some facts about how Time Machine and Yojimbo. Yojimbo is built on CoreData, the same underlying technology as Aperture, and several other products. Because of issues

Re: Time Machine?

2007-10-31 Thread Niels Kobschätzki
On Oct 31, 2007, at 1:13 PM, Tobias Horvath wrote: On Oct 31, 2007, at 5:01 AM, Bill Rowe wrote: There is a fairly detailed review Time Machine and some of the underlying details of how it works and why at http://feeds.arstechnica.com/~r/arstechnica/BAaf/~3/176498831/mac-os-x-10-5.ars

Re: Time Machine?

2007-10-31 Thread Kenneth Kirksey
You can change the Time Machine backup interval from 1 hour to whatever value you want by hacking the plist file. See the hint at: http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=200710291721156 For me, a backup every 12 or 24 hours will suffice

Re: Time Machine?

2007-10-31 Thread david
:25 AM, Kenneth Kirksey wrote: You can change the Time Machine backup interval from 1 hour to whatever value you want by hacking the plist file. See the hint at: http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=200710291721156 For me, a backup every 12 or 24 hours will suffice

Re: Time Machine?

2007-10-31 Thread Niels Kobschätzki
On Oct 31, 2007, at 2:05 PM, Kenneth Kirksey wrote: On Oct 31, 2007, at 8:46 AM, Niels Kobschätzki wrote: For me, a backup every 12 or 24 hours will suffice. That is working on the symptom, which came up through the combination of Yojimbo and Time Machine and not working on the problem

[admin] Re: Time Machine?

2007-10-31 Thread Patrick Woolsey
In order to keep this topic relevant, I ask that you all please hold off for a bit and we'll post info soon. Regards, Patrick Woolsey == Bare Bones Software, Inc.http://www.barebones.com P.O. Box 1048, Bedford, MA 01730-1048 --

On Yojimbo and Time Machine

2007-10-31 Thread Steve Kalkwarf
Before things get too far out of control, I want to clarify some facts about how Time Machine and Yojimbo. Yojimbo is built on CoreData, the same underlying technology as Aperture, and several other products. Because of issues related to how Time Machine and CoreData manage files on disk

Time Machine?

2007-10-29 Thread Raj Nayak
Hi folks, Just wondering if anyone has tried Yojimbo with Time Machine yet? Since Yojimbo stores all of its files as one giant database -- almost 2 gigabytes for me -- I'm wondering if Time Machine knows how to back it up incrementally, or whether it just copies a new version