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From Jason Filby <jasonfi...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: The APR
Date Mon, 04 Mar 2002 22:40:48 GMT
I found my answer:
www.cs.ucl.ac.uk/staff/m.oliveira/docs/presence2001.pdf

ACE has performance limitations because of its object/distributed
design.

- Jason

--- Christian Gross <christiangross@yahoo.de> wrote:
> At 10:09 04/03/2002 -0800, Jason Filby wrote:
> >--- Christian Gross <christiangross@yahoo.de> wrote:
> >
> >Ok so APR doesn't have thread pools? Could this be implemented in
> the
> >future or doesn't the existing architecture allow for that?
> 
> APR is not locked into specific models.  It could be added on. 
> (But others 
> may correct me if I am wrong).  That is part of the difference with
> APR and 
> NSPR.  APR can easily be "fixed" whereas NSPR has problems with
> this.
> 
> 
> > >Ok I may be biased but I prefer APR.  I have used both
> extensively
> > >and find that APR is just simpler to use and more productive.
> >
> >Thats certainly an important point.
> 
> It is and this is what really convinced me of APR.
> 
> 
> > >For Apache http://www.devspace.com/Technology/ApacheStuff.html
> and
> > >for NSPR http://www.devspace.com/Technology/MozillaStuff.html.
> >
> >There doesn't seem to be anything on the MozillaStuff page?
> 
> Yeah the NSPR demos.  Look at the end of page.  BTW look forward to
> the end 
> of this month for more APR stuff.  I am right now in the process of
> 
> finishing cServer, which is a C++ wrapper that uses pools natively
> for 
> memory allocations.
> 
> 
> > >Part of the problem with NSPR is that its build process is too
> darn
> > >complicated and integrating NSPR is not much fun.  Another
> problem
> > >with NSPR is that a few times I have had conflicts with naming
> of
> > >NSPR data types.  This has never occured with APR.
> >
> >Cool. Thing is, I'm toying with the idea of writing an OO DBMS. So
> >scalability and high performance are extremely important. Oracle
> uses
> >a portable runtime, btw, there's is called VOS (Virtual OS).
> 
> I would REALLY recommend APR!!!  APR is simply better suited for 
> that.  Right now I am writing a JavaScript 2.0 implementation for
> JSModeler 
> and APR saves my bacon!!!
> 
> Christian Gross
> 
> 


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