[pmwiki-users] PmWiki scalebility questions (newbie)

Hsing-Foo Wang hsingfoo at gmail.com
Mon Aug 28 13:09:35 CDT 2006


thanks for your input. Since I am a nOOb on the questions I asked,
would it be possible for you to explain in more detail on your
suggestion/tip please?

Maybe your suggestion is considered 'off-topic' but it is still
greatly appreaciated.

PmWiki is file based, so I guess anything to do with the number of
files, speed, number of dirs, filesystems, is appropriate.


On 8/28/06, Joachim Durchholz <jo at durchholz.org> wrote:
> Patrick R. Michaud schrieb:
> >> 2. How is the speed/processing of PmWiki infuenced by the number of pages
> >
> > More pages can slow things down if directories get too large.
> > And some operating systems have a limit on the number of files
> > that can go into a single directory.
> >
> > If the number of pages will be larger than about 10,000, it's a
> > good idea to subdivide wiki.d/ into smaller directories, using the
> > http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/PerGroupSubDirectories recipe.
> On a file system with directory indexing, this wouldn't be necessary.
> E.g. ext3fs has the dir_index option that enables this.
> Regards,
> Jo
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