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From Ian Holsman <i...@apache.org>
Subject Re: The APR
Date Mon, 04 Mar 2002 18:50:21 GMT
Jason Filby wrote:
> --- Christian Gross <christiangross@yahoo.de> wrote:
> 
>>NSPR and APR definitely have similarities.  But there are some
>>slight differences (for example thread pools in NSPR).  But which
>>one is better?  There is not one REALLY better in terms of
>>functionality since each has their strengths.  For example in APR
>>you have pool based resource management.  This is a boon for any
>>programmer.
>>
> 
> Ok so APR doesn't have thread pools? Could this be implemented in the
> future or doesn't the existing architecture allow for that?
> 
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> 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).

hi Jason.
if you want high-performance you'll need to investigate async I/O
and things like direct I/O to implent your writers/readers
I don't think async I/O is in NSPR either BTW

also .. you might want to have a look at ACE
(http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~schmidt/ACE.html)
it's in C++ BTW

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> - Jason
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