Size of array

Petrides, M.D. Marian mpetrides at earthlink.net
Sat Nov 17 20:56:40 EST 2007


Speaking of arrays... Am I correct in understanding that Rev only  
supports one dimensional arrays or am I misreading the dox?

On Nov 17, 2007, at 7:54 PM, Mark Smith wrote:

> Shari, I think this can be somewhat dependent on how much ram is  
> available, but in my experience, rev handles fairly large arrays  
> very well. I've had arrays consisting of 500 or so elements, each  
> containing 2000+ items without any problem. So I'd stick with the  
> one big array.
>
> Best,
>
> Mark
>
> On 17 Nov 2007, at 21:23, Shari wrote:
>
>> How big of an array have you created without noticing any reduction  
>> in speed?
>>
>> I'm pondering the best way to store a large conglomerate of data,  
>> and was hoping for a general guideline as to how humungous of an  
>> array I could create without tripping over it.
>>
>> I'm currently set up to break it into smaller pieces.  However, it  
>> would be awesome if I could store the data all together.
>>
>> The array would have about 300,000 pieces of data, broken into  
>> about 300 keys, each with 1000 bits of data.
>>
>> Currently I have 300 separate arrays planned, only one being loaded  
>> at any given time.
>>
>> Have any of you worked with arrays this size?  Any speed issues?
>>
>> Shari
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