[netflow-tools] flowd benchmark

Gijs Molenaar gijs at looze.net
Wed Jul 13 20:27:03 EST 2005

Gijs Molenaar wrote:

> Maybe it has to do something with the fact that with flow-tools I do a 
> readlines() to load the whole file in memory. With flowd it 'walks' 
> trough the file, which can be much slower. But I'm not sure. flowtools 
> python libary is also completely written in C.

Again I have to correct myself. It doesn't do a readlines, it loops 
trough an FlowSet object that looks like a list in python. I still think 
io is the bottleneck.

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