[Pharo-project] [Seaside] Re: [squeak-dev] Re: SqueakSource AND SmalltalkHub down ; )

Tobias Pape Das.Linux at gmx.de
Wed Apr 20 17:06:38 CEST 2011

Am 2011-04-20 um 13:04 schrieb Germán Arduino:

> 2011/4/20 Tobias Pape <Das.Linux at gmx.de>:
>> Am 2011-04-20 um 12:32 schrieb Germán Arduino:
>>> Hi Tobias:
>>> Sorry if I'm asking something already explained, but what are the new
>>> features of Squeaksource3?
>>> I'm interested in try being that I was thinking in provide it with
>>> some sort of data replication (only ideas
>>> at the moment).
>> I have not implemented replication yet, but it is
>> high on my list.
>> There are no _really_ distinct features
>> but in contrast to the oriiginal SqueakSource and
>> SqueakSource 2,
>> • runs on Seaside3.0 and Magritte 2
>> • is highly aimed to run on GemStone
>> • includes a basic Issue tracking implemented by Dale Henrichs
>> I integrated the features that were ‘lurking around’ ,
>> eg, in the source.squeak.org instance. So the recently added
>> direct access to diffs between versions as either .diff or .cs
>> is available in SqueakSource3, too.
>> My highest aim was to improve extensibility, to allow drop-ins
>> to extend squeaksource or to have a minimal one.
>> For example, you can load the mare minimum of SqueakSource without
>> even the ability to store versions to disk
>> or have a full-featured SqueakSource that
>> also includes Statistics, IssueTracking and (email) notification.
>> I hope that helps imagine the SqueakSource3 :)
>> So Long,
>>        -Tobias_______________________________________________
> Thanks for the comments Tobías. I've a good idea now and definitely I
> will give it a try.
> About the replication feature, do you have some ideas in mind?
> I was thinking in different possibilities:
> 1. Develop a feature in the same squeaksource that does this.
> 2. Use some sort of replicated file system (as XtreemFS:
> http://www.xtreemfs.org/). It will require to install it on XtreemOS
> (http://www.xtreemos.eu/)
> 3. Use some nosql horizontally scalable DB (as Riak / Cassandra)
> 4. Use Magma/Gemstone

Gemstone already is my main target.
However, I think the synchronization of the Monticello versions
stored is less a problem than synchronization of the user data.
I think a  a replicated file system won't help there.
> But, I repeat, just ideas until now. I was thinking in this feature to
> my own use, because I need a reliable store of my source code on my
> company.

I think of a SqueakSource/GemStone appliance :)

So Long,

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