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On Tue Aug 26 03:44:17 2008, Jason Crystal wrote:
> Hey all,
> 
> I was wondering if there was a general consensus for whether it's faster
> to do repetitive queries solely through Ruby (as on an array), or to
> make multiple calls to a SQL database of some sort.

Almost certainly Ruby, but be careful about RAM usage if you load the
whole thing into an array. You might want to run some benchmarks[1] on
both methods.

[1] http://www.ruby-doc.org/stdlib/libdoc/benchmark/rdoc/

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