[mythtv] MythTV Stand at LugRadioLive2006 - feedback & comments

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Mon Aug 28 13:11:52 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-08-27 at 21:28 -0700, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Aug 27, 2006, at 8:09 PM, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-07-24 at 23:57 +0100, Justin Hornsby wrote:
> >> "Why does MythTV depend on mysql?  It's only a PVR program ffs, not
> >> some kind of megalomaniac search engine".
> >
> > Oh, but it is! We tried an embedded DB and it absolutely chocked
> > on the scheduler query. The scheduler query basically is a
> > megalomaniacal series of searches against the program database.
> >
> > Everything else we could do with a gimpy DB...
> If someone gives the scheduler query to Dr. Hipp (who heads up the  
> SQLite project) he might be able to tweak SQLite to run it more  
> efficiently than out of the box - or at least give some pointers on  
> how to accomplish that. I fell in love with SQLite when my company  
> started using it. It's very fast for small databases and embedded  
> application but admittedly doesn't scale as well as MySQL. However,  
> it has the advantage of being completely free so you can change it to  
> suit your needs.

Might it be worth trying to to get the SQLite devs to look at the
MythTV scheduler query?

-- Daniel

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