alternatives to Firebird: HSQLDB2, H2, ...
mstahl at redhat.com
Tue Mar 8 14:05:02 UTC 2016
On 08.03.2016 15:00, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 08, 2016 at 09:59:18AM +1100, Chris Sherlock wrote:
>> Are the tests really that much slower? Obviously we are relying on
>> having a Java installation to test out Base.
> The performance issues were not limited to tests, but also to actual
> usage by humans. There were quite some complaints about performance,
> user-noticeable and user-annoying, when on GNU/Linux, starting with
> Java version XXX, things got slower. (There were also other
> performance issues.)
> Various hacks to work around that were discussed, but never really
one hack was implemented at least:
Author: Stephan Bergmann <sbergman at redhat.com>
AuthorDate: Fri Jan 13 09:38:07 2012 +0100
Confine JDBC driver to thread-affine apartment for Java 6 performance
... so that the massive number of the JDBC driver's calls to JNI
CurrentThread are guaranteed not to happen on the main thread (where
extremely expensive, see
introduces additional overhead in thread creation/termination paths").
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