[Snort-users] Snort, MySQL, Acid
sailer at ...2968...
Mon May 6 12:45:06 EDT 2002
On Mon, May 06, 2002 at 03:32:54PM -0400, Anton A. Chuvakin wrote:
> >I think the easiest way, since you have ACID, is to query on your IP
> >address in ACID, and then tell it to delete the whole query. It will
> >clean up nicely.
> Not it if you have 100,000 records or more.
Really? I guess it all depends on your hardware and configuration.
We get 100k records or more on a bad day. 1-3 million records
is what the max we can handle in the database at one time. It's no speed
demon by any stretch, but it still runs and doesn't crash.
> Sorry for a one-liner, but archiving/deleting with ACID for large
> databases is very unstable. I have not found a way to recover my
> ACID/snort database after it was flooded by thousands of records. That
> leaves in pretty much unusable shape.
> Anton A. Chuvakin, Ph.D.
Tim Sailer <sailer at ...2968...>
Brookhaven National Laboratory (631) 344-3001
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