[ejabberd] mnesia vs MySQL

anders conbere aconbere at gmail.com
Fri May 23 20:46:52 MSD 2008

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 9:36 AM, mark peleus <mark.peleus at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've read how to work with ejabberd and  mnesia or MySQL but it is not clear
> to me which one is better and for what purpose.
> Can you please tell me which one:
> - have better performance
> - easier to cluster
> - works better with large amount of registered users

In our tests with large numbers of users, with large rosters, mnesia
started thrashing our disks. This was mitigated by moving to MySQL.
That being said... we're not Mnesia engineers and could be doing
something wrong.

~ Anders

> - easier to manage. I use phpmyadmin for mysql. Is there an administration
> tool for mnesia?
> Thanks.
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