[BitTorrent] Tracker scrape extension proposal

Marcel Popescu mdpopescu at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 21 10:55:13 EST 2005

> From: Olaf van der Spek [mailto:OvdSpek at LIACS.NL]

> >>High performance trackers don't use databases as primary storage.
> > Oh? What do they use that's higher performance?
> Local memory in the tracker process itself (C++, not an option with PHP).

Not to be overly pedantic, but any collection of organized data is, by
definition, a database <g>. The way you store and access it is rather
irrelevant. Not to mention that any DBMS worth anything (Firebird, anyone?)
will cache frequently accessed data like a charm.


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