Nepomuk and MySQL - Why?

Volker Krause vkrause at
Mon Aug 22 08:25:50 BST 2011

On Sunday 21 August 2011 17:25:03 Thiago Macieira 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.

while basically working, there are still serious issues with SqlLite use in 
Akonadi, details can be found here:

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