Why use TDB and LMDB?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed May 20 19:32:37 UTC 2020

On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 09:46:02PM +0300, hezekiah maina via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm still learning Samba and one of the question I haven't figured out yet
> is why
> Samba uses TDB or LMDB instead of RDBMS like Postgres or MySQL?

RDBMS like Postgres or MySQL are more heavyweight than tdb and
lmdb. i.e. we think they'll be slower. A lot slower.

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