TMX: several hours to import 360000 entries. Normal?
Thread poster: MikeTrans
MikeTrans
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Local time: 07:47
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Aug 1, 2016

Hello,
I want to import into a new TM a tmx file containing about 360.000 entries. For simplicity, I skip to define any attributes. I want then to use the TM as read-only afterwards.
MemoQ 2014 R2 proceeds the task but remains stucked at about 80% of the task for hours. Is this ok, or do I have to set special options prior of import?

Note: I can open the tmx without problems with a TM maniaging tool like Olifant. No file corruptions whatsoever.

Thanks,
Mike


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Michael Joseph Wdowiak Beijer  Identity Verified
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Yes, it used to be very slow. Aug 1, 2016

MikeTrans wrote:

Hello,
I want to import into a new TM a tmx file containing about 360.000 entries. For simplicity, I skip to define any attributes. I want then to use the TM as read-only afterwards.
MemoQ 2014 R2 proceeds the task but remains stucked at about 80% of the task for hours. Is this ok, or do I have to set special options prior of import?

Note: I can open the tmx without problems with a TM maniaging tool like Olifant. No file corruptions whatsoever.

Thanks,
Mike


I think they sped it up greatly in the latest versions of 2015 (which is the one I have). I will test a very big import now and report back ASAP.

Michael


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Michael Joseph Wdowiak Beijer  Identity Verified
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test results (latest version of memoQ 2015) Aug 1, 2016

OK, so I imported a TMX with around 600,000 entries. However, I walked away, and so am not sure how long it actually took.

This is what the little window says:

*****************************
Creating temporary copy
In progress...
Done.
Parsing for languages
In progress...
Done.
Importing TMX content
In progress...
Done.
Committing imported entries
In progress...
Done.
TMX import finished: Success
Translation Memory: - - - dump - - -
TMX file: E:\Dropbox\memories\BEIJER (wrk)\[BEIJER_TM2].tmx
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Entries parsed: 615417
Entries imported: 615417
New entries in TM: 615411
Updated entries in TM: 0
Unchanged entries in TM: 6
Skipped (different language code): 0
Skipped (empty segment): 0
Skipped (undefined custom field or value): 0
Skipped (bad value in custom field): 0
Failed (TM error): 0
------------------------------------------------------------------------
P: 363/615417s (0.59 ms/entry) C: 420/615417s (0.68 ms/entry)
------------------------------------------------------------------------


Anyone know how to decipher that? I think it took around 5-10 minutes.

Michael


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MikeTrans
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I must update... Aug 2, 2016

Hello Michael,
thank you for taking time and showing me an example. By reading through the release notes, I conclude that I must urgently update to a newer version of MemoQ. In the scenario mentioned, I didn't have any problems in the past, even with big files.

Greetings,
Mike


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