[MUD-Dev] Re: Databases: was Re: skill system

J C Lawrence claw at under.engr.sgi.com
Tue Jun 30 19:00:14 New Zealand Standard Time 1998

On Fri, 26 Jun 1998 13:00:58 -0400 (EDT) 
s001gmu <s001gmu at nova.wright.edu> wrote:

> On Thu, 25 Jun 1998, J C Lawrence wrote:

>> On Tue, 16 Jun 1998 10:46:20 -0400 (EDT) s001gmu
>> <s001gmu at nova.wright.edu> wrote:

>>> We're working on using either CQL++ (if they will ever get back
>>> to me!

> We may still use the single user version, but as I understand such
> things, that would require us to handle all the locking and data
> consistancy mecahnics on the mud-server side, something I was hoping
> to avoid by using a DB that would let us have multiple queries
> running simultaneously.

Look into Arjuna, Liszt, tdbm, and YOODA.  After that search the Free
DB list.  Essentially you are looking for clean transaction support
from the sounds of it -- the four I mentioned would all seem to do
well (I'm particularly fond of tdbm and YOODA).
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