I’m working on a project (using Asterisk 1.8, but 11 would probably work just as well) where so far I’ve been able to originate over 1,000 concurrent outbound faxes. I have no problem with that so far. Where I have the problem is that Asterisk is dumping core after the faxes are sent. Now two things happen after the faxes are sent. (1) A fax log similar to a CDR is written to MySQL for each fax transmitted. Think of it as a fax-centric CDR that only contains information related to the fax just sent. (2) The Asterisk CDR
is written to MySQL. The problem appears to be with the CDR’s because if I
do not record them, things seem to appear to work correctly. I’m going to try a remote MySQL server on a second machine and that may or may not work, but I don’t want to have to come up with the expense of a second server if I
could avoid it. I tried using Sqlite for the CDR’s but the concurrency issues were a killer. What I would really like to do is add the Berkeley DB
to Asterisk. I’m thinking that by using the Berkeley DB, I could most likely write the fax logs and CDR’s without having the system even breathing heavy. The problem is that I have no idea how to add the BDB to Asterisk. Can someone point me in the right direction as far as documentation and examples go? I would greatly appreciate it and will make it all available publically if the implementation turns out well.
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