query optimisation

Dave Matthews matthews at GREENGENES.CIT.CORNELL.EDU
Mon Aug 16 09:09:20 EST 1999


I said:
> >   21 sec to get the "acedb>" prompt!

jean replied:
> this depends a lot on the OS
> for example under linux, linux creates disks images in RAM
> and restarting tace th secondtime is much faster
> 
> tace does not reads more data than it used to to start up
> but it loads its dictionaries, so it depends if the disk is
> readilly available, and how larhge the dictionaries are

Aha.  Yes, the 21 sec is on SunOS 4.1.1.  It's 0 sec on (a much more
powerful machine with) Solaris 2.6.
- Dave




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