Re: using netCDF for storing data from realtime source


On Jan 28, 2007, at 5:38 PM, Gerry Creager wrote:

A simple insert without reindexing is pretty quick, and if you're certain you don't have duplications it can be blindingly fast, in my experience.


What slows down the netcdf is reindexing, as in a database. There are tradeoffs here, and future usage and how you can or cannot construct an index are important.

-Roy M.


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