[development] OT: Future of Transactional Engine with MySQL

Steven Peck speck at blkmtn.org
Wed Jan 3 09:10:01 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: development-bounces at drupal.org [mailto:development-
> bounces at drupal.org] On Behalf Of Dries Buytaert
> I've talked to some MySQL employees and it seems that Falcon is going
> to be the new InnoDB -- so to speak. ;-)  It's developed internally
> at MySQL as a replacement for InnoDB.
> In general, it is expected that more and more storage engines will
> emerge.  There are even plans (jokes?) to create a mail storage
> engine (with header parsing support) and/or an image storage engine
> (with EXIF support).  Imagine being able to query images based on the
> embedded EXIF data -- sure sounds like fun.

Actually there would need to be something like that developed to compete
with Exchange which uses a highly optimized jet engine to accomplish
that but that's a different list discussion ;).   

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