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

From: William Malin <blvdmaster(at)>
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.

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
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