Large Dictionaries

Chris Foote chris at foote.com.au
Thu May 18 07:42:53 CEST 2006


Richie Hindle wrote:
> [Chris]
>> Has anyone written a fast hash module which is more optimal for
>> large datasets ?
> 
> PyJudy might be what you're looking for, though I've never used it:
> 
>   http://www.dalkescientific.com/Python/PyJudy.html
> 
> "Judy's key benefits are scalability, high performance, and memory
> efficiency. A Judy array is extensible and can scale up to a very large
> number of elements, bounded only by machine memory." ... "PyJudy arrays
> are similar to Python dictionaries and sets."

Thanks for the suggestion Richie.  PyJudy works brilliantly :-)

Cheers,
Chris



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