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Re: [SWISH-E:46] Re: Max (reasonable) size of index?

From: William Malin <blvdmaster(at)not-real.venturablvd.com>
Date: Sat Oct 25 1997 - 03:45:03 GMT
At 08:16 PM 10/24/97 -0700, you wrote:
>Yes, memory is an issue, as is time. Some of our indexes take hours to 
>complete (hey, isn't that why it gets dark at night?). I'm not sure of 
>the amount of RAM usage, but it must be considerable. One machine we are 
>using has 1 GB of RAM, so if we had a lot less I'm sure it would be 
>something to watch more closely.
>Roy
>

Of course, you can always run the index "nice" to keep it from hogging up
too many resources (Can you do that on all flavors of UNIX?)....


Bill Malin
owner/webmaster
Ventura Blvd.on the Web

	"It's Virtual Ventura Boulevard"  --the L.A. Times 6-23-96
Received on Fri Oct 24 20:53:32 1997