[thelist] Passing a very large data session-wide.

Ian Anderson ian at zstudio.co.uk
Thu Sep 8 11:18:46 CDT 2005


>- Will I be better off storing it on a temporary text file
>(sessionID.txt) saving it and reading from that file instead of
>dumping a very large data into session?
Why not store it in a database, then delete the record when the 
transaction has succeeded? Surely given your environment this is faster 
than accessing the filesystem twice, and should scale better than 
storing it in the session.

Just how big is this puppy (file) going to be?

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