Nepomuk and MySQL - Why?

Mark markg85 at
Sun Aug 21 16:28:36 BST 2011

On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 5:25 PM, Thiago Macieira <thiago at> wrote:
> 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.

which is not possible since the entire NoSQL principle doesn't fit SQL.
Perhaps a "QtNoSQL" implementation ^_-

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