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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@iq80.com>
Subject Re: GBeans representing separately persistent data
Date Wed, 14 Jun 2006 18:18:58 GMT
On Jun 12, 2006, at 8:11 PM, John Sisson wrote:

> How scalable would this be?  I would imagine there would be  
> applications that may create thousands of jobs (possibly per day).   
> Wouldn't startup be slow if we had to de-serialize thousands of  
> jobs at startup in the process of loading all the GBeans that  
> represent the jobs.  Not having looked at quartz myself, it seems  
> it would be much better to have jobs in a database.  For example,  
> thousands of Jobs could be created that aren't to be executed until  
> next year.   I would expect that a job management engine would  
> optimize processing, e.g. only read jobs from the database into  
> memory that are to be executed today or in the next hour.


And that config.xml file is going to get mighty large, so every time  
someone makes a small change we are writing out all the jobs...

-dain

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