Nepomuk and MySQL - Why?

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sun Aug 21 16:25:03 BST 2011

On Sunday, 21 de August de 2011 17:03:10 Mark wrote:
> Every time when i start a brand new KDE session with a new user i see
> some stuff passing by with MySQL.. Now i understand a database is
> needed for nepomuk but does it have to be a heavy weight one like
> MySQL?

It's not nepomuk, it's akonadi.

> MySQL is not only big in hdd footprint, it also loves to suck up
> memory. Some alternatives i can think of:
> - SQLite
> - MongoDB

SQLite works now. It didn't use to in previous versions, since the SQL 
requirements that Akonadi had weren't supported.

> A bit about MongoDB.

Irrelevant until someone writes a QtSql backend for it.

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