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FTM 2012 vs 2010 and memory hogging

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FTM 2012 vs 2010 and memory hogging

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 7:28AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Oct 2012 1:08PM GMT
I just installed the Sep 25 update for FTM2012 and decided to see if it had changed it's performance since my last use, abt a year ago. I have been using 2010 since it was faster merging, even though it would shut down when system memory usage got near 3.4 GB (I have 16GBs). Several times a day.

I imported my 28 GB backup file from 2010 into 2012; abt 2 hrs!
Upgraded to tree to 2012 format and continued to add 1940 Census data; which, I had been doing for 2 months with 2010.
To my GLEE, the performance was now similar to 2010s!!!! And, no more memory shutdowns. FTM 2012 is still not perfect in fast merging, but acceptable for a large tree: 31000 people.

Well, I posted too soon. After about two hours, it shut down. Still it is way better.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Charles Willf... 27 Oct 2012 1:28PM GMT 
jnye042 28 Oct 2012 12:59AM GMT 
CandTFHA 5 Jul 2013 4:33PM GMT 
David Abernat... 5 Jul 2013 5:50PM GMT 
CandTFHA 5 Jul 2013 6:00PM GMT 
David Abernat... 5 Jul 2013 7:16PM GMT 
jnye042 5 Jul 2013 8:28PM GMT 
CandTFHA 5 Jul 2013 9:14PM GMT 
jamclo 5 Jul 2013 11:55PM GMT 
jnye042 6 Jul 2013 1:31AM GMT 
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