[Grok-dev] Scalability of annotations?

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Fri Dec 28 12:40:23 EST 2007

Previously Sebastian Ware wrote:
> Merry Christmas... no snow in Stockholm, but there are plenty of  
> Christmas trees :)
> Anyway, I am wondering a bit about the scalability of annotations. If  
> I use annotations as an edit history, will I run into scalability  
> problems after say 100k edits? Say that each edit requires 5kb of data.

If memory serves me correctly annotations are lazily loaded btrees, so
they should scale quite well. There is of course no substitute for a
benchmark to test your specific scenario.


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