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Tips for large databases

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Avoid Gramplets
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Large family tree data files, what to do, and what not to do.
==Loading the file==
{{man note|Should work for BSDDB versions of Gramps}}Initial import of a large (100,000+) database from either Gramps XML formats or GEDCOM can take a few hours. You will need to adjust thenumber of allowable locks. For 140,000 people you should use:
* ''max_locks'' 300000
* ''max_objects'' 300000
== Avoid Gramplets ==
Avoid gramplets which do a lot of database work. The '''[[Deep_Connections_Gramplet|Deep Connections]]''' Gramplet seems to be the worst case. These Those type of gramplets slow everything down enormously.
== Avoid general filters ==

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