Recently I have been working with the Wiki project – just to prove that my desktop PC can be as fast as Windows Azure in hosting and searching through the entire Wiki content.
In order to do that I created a local database which contains all wikipedia articles in XML format and it uses XML indexing
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In my earlier blog post I wrote about setting up the WikiDB database and importing the files.
Initially I was inclined to import the XML files as they came – the files had different sizes ranging from 140 Mb to 7 Gb.
I managed to import the first 12 files, and thought I would stop there.
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A new article of mine is out!
This time I write about the meaning of “my database is slow” and what hidden secrets database contain. I.e. databases are never a single player in the game of performance.
Here is the article: How come the Hourglass? Why database applications slow down.