Question of speed - Flat file DBMS

Michael Hoffman cam.ac.uk at mh391.invalid
Sat Mar 5 10:33:22 CET 2005


I.V. Aprameya Rao wrote:

> The speed is a critical issue because there will be a competition and 
> whosever solution is faster wins the prize.
> 
> Hence will a python solution be as fast as a C++ solution??

It depends how good you are at programming in each language. If you
are an expert C++ programmer you can surely make it go faster. But if
you were an expert C++ programmer you wouldn't be asking here.

Whenever I have done performance-critical stuff, using Pyrex has been
more than sufficient.
-- 
Michael Hoffman



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