Re: [nbos] AstroSynthesis 3.0 now available!
David Loman
Sun Oct 2nd, 2011
I believe (aka, not exactly factual) that the 3.0's search engine and
file format are much more disk based (thus less memory based) than 2.0
was. Since disk is ~100x to ~1000x slower than memory.... we're seeing
slowdowns. That's my guess at least :)

On 10/2/2011 2:03 PM, Cam Kirmser wrote:
> Well, I downloaded AS3 and converted my ~120,000 system file into it. This
> file is still under construction and, so far, only has six populated bodies.
> It loaded fine and was faster than AS2. But, searches are waaaay longer. I
> actually don't know how much longer, because I've always the Task Manager to
> kill AS3 while it's still searching. AS2 would take about 9 seconds to do a
> search on Population> 0 to find the six populated bodies, but AS3 hangs.
> Or, at least, it takes longer than 9 seconds; the longest I waited was a
> full minute. I've used the builder as well as typing the search criteria in
> the query box. Both hang AS3.
> Is SQL that much slower than the AS2 search engine, or is AS3 not able to
> handle the file size?
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