On Thu, 3 May 2007, Bil Kleb wrote:

> I've been using YAML files to store hashes of numbers, e.g.,
>
> { ["O_Kc_01"] => [ 0.01232, 0.01212, 0.03222, ... ], ... }
>
> of magnitude in both the number of variables and the number
> of associated values. The resulting YAML files are prohibitive:
> 10s of MBs big and requiring 10s of minutes to dump/load.
>
> Where should I go from here?

I guess that depends on whether you need the files to be easily readable 
or not.  If you don't, Marshal will be faster than YAML.


Kirk Haines