[mapguide-internals] improving the tilecache storage mechanism with an addtional one

Traian Stanev traian.stanev at autodesk.com
Tue May 4 11:46:13 EDT 2010

They are working on the obscurity problem by adding support for the SQLite SQL API in their latest release:


I think it's recognition by Oracle that BDB has finally lost against SQLite.


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From: mapguide-internals-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:mapguide-internals-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Jason Birch
Sent: Tuesday, May 04, 2010 11:41 AM
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Subject: Re: [mapguide-internals] improving the tilecache storage mechanism with an addtional one

I wouldn't have any problems with that :)

BDB has always felt sketchy to me, especially with the security-by-obscurity
raw database access, but also because I feel totally lost with their archaic
backup/restore mechanisms.  Combine those with a nasty "commercial
distribution" licencing gotcha, and replacing it really makes a lot of sense
to me.


On 4 May 2010 08:19, Traian Stanev  wrote:

>  P.S. We could replace the resource service to use SQLite and then we would
> be on the same page.
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