On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 12:34 PM, McCuaig, Scott (MGS) <scott.mccu...@ontario.ca> wrote: > I'm the lead developer for a very large Plone/Zope service being used by the > Ontario government. We provide our Collaboration Tool Service to all of the > 9 clusters and have grown to ~250 sites with ~10000 users. We're currently > using Plone 3.2.3 with Zope 2.10 and RelStorage 1.4.0 (love it!) with Oracle > 10g. Our only database option was Oracle on Windows, but we're trying to get > permission to switch. Our application and web layer servers are running > RedHat. > > We plan to introduce plone.app.blob very shortly. However, we charge a small > fee to the clusters which we divide amongst them based on how much space > they're using and I'm having trouble understanding exactly how the > blobstorage disk usage is affected by packing. I added a few File objects to > a site and saw the blobstorage disk usage grow (using the du shell command), > but after deleting the objects and packing the database, the size didn't > decrease. I thought that maybe the space was freed up to Zope — while still > appearing used to the OS — but the space continued to increase (according to > du) when I added another file. > > I've already recommended rethinking the pricing model, but we still have to > figure out how to shrink the blobstorage. I feel like I'm missing something > fundamental, but maybe I'm just doing something stupid. Surely, there must > be an easy answer!
To be clear, this is a question about how RelStorage handles blobs. Jim -- Jim Fulton _______________________________________________ For more information about ZODB, see the ZODB Wiki: http://www.zope.org/Wikis/ZODB/ ZODB-Dev mailing list - ZODB-Dev@zope.org https://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zodb-dev