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Re: [Pan-users] Re: Big XML files... (was Re: Re: Better processing of v

From: Ron Johnson
Subject: Re: [Pan-users] Re: Big XML files... (was Re: Re: Better processing of very large groups?)
Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2009 20:39:48 -0500
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On 2009-07-04 17:21, CSV4ME2 wrote:
On Saturday 04 July 2009, Ron Johnson wrote:
On 2009-07-04 13:57, Matej Cepl wrote:
                            I don't trust any email client which saves
anything into SQLite ;-)
SQLite is "just" the obvious choice.  What happened to c-trieve, or
any of the other b+tree libraries?

No it isn't:
- nothing beats processing dedicated in-core data structures wrt to speed

Your CompSci professor wants to back, to fail you in Data Structures class...

A linear search thru a large in-memory array is *much* slower than an indexed search of an ODS (on-disk structure, like a b-tree or an inverted list). Especially if the OS has buffered that ODS into core.

Charles did an excellent job on the latest pan version,
even the boneless group is loadable (with the 64 bits patch :-).

Scooty Puff, Sr
The Doom-Bringer

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