[erlang-questions] Drawbacks to ordered_set

Ulf Wiger (TN/EAB) <>
Wed Jun 27 23:16:04 CEST 2007


I can think of only one: scalability.

Ordered sets are O(log N), so they will be a bit 
slower on very large data sets. Given the overhead of
using mnesia transactions, this is usually insignificant.

I practically always use ordered_set tables. (:

BR,
Ulf W

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> Are there any drawbacks to having an ordered_set ram_copies 
> Mnesia table as opposed to a set one?
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