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Re: Re: Re: Fast/Efficient Sort for Large Files

by cecil36 (Monk)
on Dec 19, 2002 at 17:35 UTC ( #221185=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Fast/Efficient Sort for Large Files
in thread Fast/Efficient Sort for Large Files

I wrote a program in C++ to sort web server cache logs by IP address. I discovered that a quicksort took forever to sort the data by the IP address, but a heapsort routine that I had in a programming manual was more efficient. If possible, see if you can utilize a binsort routine. If I recall my algorithms class correctly, binsort runs in O(n) time.


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