[log in to unmask] (Gilbert Prine) wrote:
>Let me get off that soap box and mention Ada's under-used direct_io.
>Combined with parts of the Ada tasking model, and with careful system design
>it can be an effective custom database engine for any table with less than 4
What is the source of the magic number 4 Billion ?
Certainly if I had 4 billion rows I would be on a modern processor, and
generally means 64-bit. (The fact that a processor was sold last week
not make it modern.)