|04-10-2013, 01:10 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2011
Multiple Calibre Sessions ?
I have a large number of files I have to load and clean up in Calibre (100k+).
I'm doing this piecemeal, because if I try to add files past around 20k to a calibre library, it slows down enormously. So I'm wondering if it's possible to launch multiple copies of calibre (using different databases and library folders) so I can import into one while cleaning up the other. I've tried, but the second copy doesn't seem to launch.
Win7, 8GB Memory, AMD x6.
|04-10-2013, 03:29 AM||#3|
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Almere, The Netherlands
Device: Kindle DX Graphite/Kobo Aura HD
I've done that myself in the past (and the '--dont-notify-gui' switch, which you will need, came to be because of it ).
|04-10-2013, 10:03 AM||#4|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: The (original) Silicon Valley, USA
Device: Galaxy Tab 2, Astak Pocket Pro, K4NT
Doing More on the same system is just going to slow it down more.
Desktop PC's are typically I/O bound because of a single data and memory buses.
There is a reason that many Server class machines have 2 or more complete sets of CPU's, RAM, I/O
I suggest that your old friend KVM and a desk load of PC's will be faster.
In the end, Calibre can combine Libraries (Copy TO Library)
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