[ZODB-Dev] Re: [Zope3-dev] Re: Community opinion about search+filter

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Sun Mar 25 13:52:59 EDT 2007

To say nothing of the fact that they, wisely, throw massive amounts  
of hardware at the problem.  They can do this in part because they  
can amortize the cost over a massive user database.  I don't think  
anyone using our tools is going to be in a remotely similar situation.


On Mar 25, 2007, at 1:39 PM, Christian Theune wrote:

>> Google does somehow also the batching hellfast.
> Google is a bad partner to compare with when talking about DBMS
> efficiency. Google allows sloppy and "wrong" results in trade of for
> speed.
> (E.g. they update their indexes distributetly and do allow different
> results to be returned for your search each time you search, they just
> don't care.)
> This allows them to do heavy caching and use their map/lambda  
> recipe on a
> more localized set of data.

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