[plt-scheme] PLT with very large datasets?

From: Yavuz Arkun (yarkun at gmail.com)
Date: Sun Jun 29 18:26:00 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 00:55, Chongkai Zhu <czhu at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> My 2 cents:
> 1. PLT's GC start to work if you use half of the memory. So if you actual
> data consumes 1G, you need at least 2G of memory

I have  a 2GB machine, so its theoretically OK.

> 2. you said "in theory, about 9 bytes per triplet", but Scheme is a dynamic
> typed language, which means some memory is used as type tag.

True. I will check out Eli's suggestion about heterogeneous vectors.

Thanks :)

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