[fpc-pascal] msedb and fcl-db benchmarks

Daniël Mantione daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Tue Jul 17 20:12:12 CEST 2007

Op Tue, 17 Jul 2007, schreef Coco Pascal:

> Joost van der Sluis wrote:
> > Discussion: What tests could I do more? Is there something I overlooked?
> > 
> > 
> To me it seems that benchmark tests on 100000 records are missing relevance
> more and more.
> I'm interested in responsiveness in n-tier solutions: opening connection -
> begin transaction - quering/updating mostly 1 or a few records - commit
> transaction - close connection - browsing a small (<50) set of records .
> Opening /closing connections could be skipped in this context when a
> connectionpool is used. Also I'm interested in tests
> selecting/updating/browsing sets larger than 1 million records, obviously
> local.
> Consequently one could ask if one type of dataset could satisfy requirements
> regarding performance and use of resources in both cases.

While relevant for many software, connect and disconnet are largely 
uninterresting, as opening a connection per query scales very bad. 
Properly designed software uses connection pooling; representative 
benchmarks should assume well designed software.


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