[mythtv-users] The purpose of a Secondary Backend is...

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Fri Jun 20 14:51:26 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 07:55:08PM -0700, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> You can in fact run the database on ANY machine on your network. MySQL  
> is a server/client application. It doesn't matter where the server is  
> as long as the client can connect to it. You can run your database on  
> another continent and it wouldn't matter as long as permissions were  
> set up correctly and you didn't mind waiting a long time for database  
> queries. :)

Now, with 75% more hyperbole!

Seriously, though, is there in fact a maximum latency on the DBMS
beyond which Myth simply won't work properly?  Has anyone ever checked?

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