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Re^2: index for large text file

by Anonymous Monk
on May 16, 2013 at 23:08 UTC ( #1033925=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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I do not think a database would be appropriate considering this file type (FASTQ) can easily have 200,000,000 records (200,000,000 X 4 lines). We (biologists) can often have 100's if not 1,000s of these files.

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