[Koha] how does koha save data

Octavee Uhl octavee at gmail.com
Sun Jan 13 10:15:09 NZDT 2008

I just looked for the rebuild scripts. They are not on our server. How can I
install those scripts/packages?

Thanks, Octavee

Joe Atzberger wrote:
> Octavee--
> You are seeing the value that is preserved in the index.  Clearly the
> index
> is necessary to avoid searching entire database tables for each query.
> Depending on whether or not you use zebra indexing, a manual reindex can
> be
> called by:
> misc/migration_tools/rebuild_zebra.pl
> misc/migration_tools/rebuild_nozebra.pl
> Rebuilding indexes is typically accomplished each night with the same
> scripts via scheduled job.  In full production, it doesn't make sense for
> cataloguers to rebuild all the indexes each time they add a record.
> If you manipulate data directly through mysql, you are no longer using
> Koha.  It is up to you to figure out how the application may be broken by
> this, why MARC relationships or table pointers may no longer be valid,
> etc.
> Basically, whatever problems result are not attributable to the
> application.
> On the other hand, if you are using Koha's interface, and the logic breaks
> down, then it may be a bug developers can address.  Some of the behavior
> of
> indexing and in particular MARC manipulation have been greatly improved in
> the newest versions of Koha.  In particular, you might benefit from
> examining the 3.0 alpha just released.
> -joe atzberger
> LibLime
> On Jan 11, 2008 3:43 PM, Octavee Uhl <octavee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> does anyone know how koha saves biblio and item data? Obviusly the data
>> gets
>> saved in different places twice. When I change the data for a biblio or
>> an
>> item in the mysql database it is only changed in the opac fields or the
>> simple view fields in opac. When I switch to the complete view in opac I
>> see
>> a different value.
>> For exapmple when I change a title in the database (without going through
>> the koha intranet interface) it only gets changed in the simple view in
>> opac.
>> The reason why I am asking is that for checking errors the koha intranet
>> is
>> way too slow and time consuming. Through the mysql database it is much
>> faster and easier.
>> Thank you
>> Regards
>> Octavee
>> __________________________________
>> Koha version 2.2.8
>> OS version Linux Librarian 2.6.18-4-686
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