From: allisonp_at_world.std.com <(allisonp_at_world.std.com)>
Date: Tue Apr 18 13:43:52 2000

> Somebody once told me that the definition of a "real pro" database admin
> is somebody who can put the right tables on the right cylinders to
> optimize throughput. But I didn't know it was an OS-level feature...
> guess it would have to be.

people who do tu58 for VAX730 or RT11 on pdp11 know this trick well.
After all rewinding a tape for one file out of order can easily cost 20-30

Received on Tue Apr 18 2000 - 13:43:52 BST

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