[CentOS] s3 as mysql directory

Mon Oct 1 19:37:15 UTC 2012
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 10/01/12 11:24 AM, Tim Dunphy wrote:
>   So I had an idea. What about uses the fuse based s3fs to mount an S3
> bucket on the local filesystem and use that as your mysql data dir? In
> other words mount your s3 bucket on /var/lib/mysql

databases need fast reliable commited random small block writes. S3 
doesn't provide that capability.   those sorts of fake file systems tend 
to only work well for sequential whole file read/write.

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