[Gdal-dev] Re: Rendering optimization [Re: Looking for huge vector dataset]

Matt Wilkie matt.wilkie at gov.yk.ca
Tue Mar 6 13:23:54 EST 2007

>> 2. suck data from the disk (datasource like file/database) on every read
>> (draw) - this is memory efficient but limited by speed of data medium
>> access. This approach is used by GDAL, as well as old ArcView 3.x.

For what it's worth, AV3 is many times faster than ArcMap when it comes 
to simply browsing data. This is true for both raster and vector.


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