Handling large datastore search

Michiel Overtoom motoom at xs4all.nl
Tue Nov 3 15:53:51 CET 2009

Ahmed Barakat wrote:

> In case I have a  huge datastore (10000 entries, each entry has like 6 
> properties)

Can you show some sample entries?  That way we can get an idea how your 
datastore looks like.

By the way, 10000 doesn't sound that much. At work I create python 
programs which do data processing and ofter have this much entries in a 
dictionary, often more.

> Is the conversion to XML a good solution, or it is not?

XML is meant to be an exchange format; it is not designed for storage or 
fast retrieval.


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