Mobysaurus


Mobysaurus 1.65 Released Today – Feature: Speed

Posted in Uncategorized by Anderson on December 14, 2005

Fast searching (improved algorithm) is the most significant feature in version 1.65 — 35%-45% faster than any other former version.

Version 1.65

Test Platform: Home Desktop (512MB DDR 400 RAM, 120GB 7200RPM hard drive, Pentium 4 2.8 GHz), Windows XP + .NET Framework 1.1

Root word search “zoom” (the last root word),   1.07 seconds

Wildcard + Root word search “*look*” (36 main entry matches),   1.31 seconds

Search any occurrence of “will-nilly” (14 main entry matches),   8.59 seconds

Wildcard + Search any occurrence of “la?????ment” (no match found),   8.03 seconds

Search any occurrence of “world” + synonymous with “knowing” (24 main entry matches), 8.48 seconds

Wildcard + Search any occurrence of “la?????” + synonymous with “bug” (22 wildcard matches), 6.79 seconds

Test Platform: IBM Thinkpad R40e Laptop (512MB RAM, 30GB 4200RPM hard drive (NTFS compressed), Pentium 4-M 2.2 GHz), Windows XP Sp2 + .NET Framework 1.1

Root word search “zoom” (the last root word),   1.21 seconds

Wildcard + Root word search “*look*” (36 main entry matches),   1.52 seconds

Search any occurrence of “will-nilly” (14 main entry matches),   13.14 seconds

Wildcard + Search any occurrence of “la?????ment” (no match found),   10.34 seconds

Search any occurrence of “world” + synonymous with “knowing” (24 main entry matches), 13.29 seconds

Wildcard + Search any occurrence of “la?????” + synonymous with “bug” (22 wildcard matches), 8.53 seconds

Note: The Mobysaurus database is 31.1 MB in size and consists of 2,600,000 lines. This amount of data could stupefy Microsoft Word or OpenOffice, and could drain your system resource to its last bit.

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