[linux-elitists] A modest proposal: SSD disk acceleration in kernel.

Eugen Leitl eugen@leitl.org
Sun Oct 26 09:17:55 PDT 2008


On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 08:32:10PM -0400, Ruben Safir wrote:
> Eugen Leitl wrote:
> >
> > No more filesystems. Just objects and memory. 
> 
> Yeah - this is gibberish.  And how does the system find them?  Uhhh 
> well, yah see, you
> have this data and you keep tract of it ...

Start here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Lisp_Object_System
Just download SBCL sources, and look up how it's implemented.
 
> Yeah that is a database.

Would you call a memory lookup a database, too? That does not
strike me as a very useful abstraction.


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