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TinyCDB - a Constant DataBase

TinyCDB is a very fast and simple package for creating and reading constant
data bases, a data structure introduced by Dan J. Bernstein in his cdb package.
It may be used to speed up searches in a sequence of (key,value) pairs with
very big number of records. Example usage is indexing a big list of users -
where a search will require linear reading of a large /etc/passwd file, and for
many other tasks. It's usage/API is similar to ones found in BerkeleyDB, gdbm
and traditional *nix dbm/ndbm libraries, and is compatible in great extent to
cdb-0.75 package by Dan Bernstein. 

CDB is a constant database, that is, it cannot be updated at a runtime, only
rebuilt. Rebuilding is atomic operation and is very fast - much faster than of
many other similar packages. Once created, CDB may be queried, and a query
takes very little time to complete.

Source Files

Filename Size Changed Actions
tinycdb.changes 146 Bytes about 11 years ago Download File
tinycdb.spec 2.04 KB about 11 years ago Download File
tinycdb_0.76.tar.gz 34.9 KB over 11 years ago Download File

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