[Israel.pm] Handling huge data-structures?

Yuval Yaari yuval at windax.com
Sun Aug 29 09:13:55 PDT 2004


I'm asking about this just for reading/editing files (and I know the
classic Tie::File).
I would like to know how to keep and manipulate huge data-structures, as
if they're in the memory.

It might be impossible... But then again, what is?

  --Yuval

Offer Kaye said:
> On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 17:32:33 +0300 (IDT), Yuval Yaari wrote:
>>
>> I have a <1GB file that I want to keep in a hash, and work with that
>> hash like a normal hash, just keep it out of my memory (on the HDD,
>> probably).
>>
>> What solutions exist (except for buying more RAM) and what are their
>> limitations?
>>
>>   Thanks,
>>   --Yuval
>>
>
> Array based rather than hash based solution, but good for large data
> sets and works pretty much as you described above:
> Tie::File
>
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> Offer Kaye
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