Floppy Be GoneNorbert Hartl just posted an article entitled Maintaining GemStone disk space:

…this database thingy is not a magic thing after all. It is down-to-earth technology that works beneath. You need to learn about it if you try to do a more serious approach in gemstone maintenance.

If you are serious about running a GemStone-based application, Norbert has good advice.
While you are in the neighborhood, check out Norbert’s Stone Creator utility.

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