Creating search engine in Python Good or Bad [in performance]

Larry Bates larry.bates at websafe.com
Thu Apr 19 20:46:26 CEST 2007


Clement wrote:
> I am now creating IR engine in python which has its own database
> implementation . For nearly 2GB files it works fast. Can i expect the
> same speed when my database goes large. Else i have to chose other
> language[c/c++] for the speed.............
> Please tell me the solution................................
> 

Your speed will be good if your database design is good.  We don't have
a crystal ball out here to see into your database design.  It is also
not clear what the bottlenecks to "speed" would be for you.  If it is
disk I/O or LAN bandwidth C won't help at all.

-Larry



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