[OSM-dev] [OSM-talk] donating read-only api-mirrors
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Sun Feb 8 07:26:14 GMT 2009
Stefan de Konink <stefan at konink.de> writes:
> Matthias Julius wrote:
>> Why would storing of the data be such a big overhead? Especially
>> comparing to storing everything in (limited) memory? I think compared
>> to all the other processing the API is doing writing the data to disk
>> and then reading it again would not be so significant.
> Sadly that is very significant because it becomes a serial process, thus
> introduces a bottleneck.
Why a bottleneck. I didn't think this would require too many
recources. Of course it will delay the response to the client, but I
don't think this should be a huge problem.
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